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Bill to protect businesses from COVID lawsuits now law

By Tami Stevenson

As businesses and entities struggle to re-open or keep their doors open, a growing concern has been expressed that unfounded or opportunistic lawsuits for COVID-19-related claims could threaten their financial survival.

New Eligibility Guidelines for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Staff Reports

Beginning last Monday, March 29, all individuals age 40 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning the following Monday, April 5, all individuals age 18 and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine. According to a Memorandum issued late Friday.

      Floridians are encouraged to pre-register at www.myvaccine.fl.gov. Once pre-registered, they’ll be contacted when the vaccine is available in their area. Floridians can also call the vaccine preregistration phone number for their county, listed here.

Cruise industry
– Governor Calls on CDC to Rescind No-Sail Order
Other major countries operating cruises safely under health guidelines

Queen Elizabeth cruise ship in Hamburg, Germany. -Photo: Creative Commons

SUWANNEE MARCH 23 COMMISSION MEETING AGENDA

LIVE OAK, FLA., – SUWANNEE COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS

JUDICIAL ANNEX BUILDING

218 PARSHLEY STREET SOUTHWEST

LIVE OAK, FLORIDA

TENTATIVE AGENDA FOR SPECIAL-CALLED MEETING

TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2021, 5:00 P.M.

New Dead Sea Scrolls Discovered

The Dead Sea Cave of Horror where the scrolls were found is some 260 feet below a cliff top.
-Photo: Video still, Courtesy of Yaniv Berman, Israel Antiquities Authority

Raw, living cranberries
Local resident claims cured UTI

Fresh-frozen cranberries can be stored in the freezer at least three years and remain potent.
-SVT Photo

SVEC’s Annual Meeting Plans Have Changed

Submitted

With everyone’s health and safety in mind, the Annual Meeting will be held in a different format again this year. The Board of Trustees will gather at 10 am April 24, on the Co-op’s campus to hold the meeting.