December 2020 Contents
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Floridian of the Year
Florida's non-profits have played a vital role amid the pandemic, maintaining a safety net for millions of struggling Floridians.
Fast-growing St. Johns County will see two new hospitals.
Bayfront has a new owner and president.
Jackson Health's portable COVID triage unit consists of seven interconnected shipping containers.
Two Orlando health chains step up their investments in orthopedics.
In September, Publix opened its 13th in-hospital pharmacy in Florida.
Baptist Health Care is building a $615-million campus in Pensacola.
Rising to the Occasion
I think I speak for all of us when I say that 2021 cannot come fast enough.
"This period of racial reckoning we're in has created a climate where things weren't possible before are possible now."
Settin' the Woods on Fire
The National Interagency Prescribed Fire Training Center has relocated to Tallahassee.
Policing in Florida
The killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis has prompted police departments around Florida to review their policies, procedures and training.
End of the Story
Stein Mart was on the ropes, and the pandemic finished it off.
Golden Spoon Awards
Restaurateurs are finding niches and new flavors to keep diners coming in.
Florida's ports — and the cruise and cargo ships that call on them — ferry billions of dollars to and through the Sunshine State.
Around the State
Neocis is using $72 million in new funding to develop additional applications for its robotic dental surgery assistant.
Reason to Smile
SA Company has donated more than 30,000 products since the pandemic began.
From library to information technology center.
Specially designed trucks dispose of waste collected in underground vaults.
Outlaw Masks is expanding its brand.
A Base for Drone Launches
Skyborne's "mothership" can deploy multiple drones.
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