Local Decisions Begin to Reflect COVID Decline

Local Decisions Begin to Reflect COVID Decline

Over the last twelve months, cities all across the nation have utilized different approaches and plans dedicated to combatting the COVID-19 pandemic. In Florida, what were once peak numbers for cases and hospitalizations have steadily decreased over the two months. The downward trends are also reflected in the Leon County numbers. The plans and policies […]

City Commission Approves Permits for Springtime Tallahassee

City Commission Approves Permits for Springtime Tallahassee

At Wednesday’s meeting, the City Commissioners approved granting permits for Springtime Tallahassee subject to its plans for COVID mitigation. During the City Commission Retreat held in January, the commissioners directed staff to reinstate COVID-19 mitigation plans for spring special events in the area. These events, which would be co-sponsored by the City, must have approval […]

UPDATED: County Commissioners Approve New State Legislative Policies

UPDATED: County Commissioners Approve New State Legislative Policies

At Tuesday’s meeting, the Leon County Board of County Commissioners approved the addition of new policy statements to the official Leon County 2021 State and Federal Legislative Priorities. This comes after the Board proposed a discussion on these policies during their Jan. 26 meeting. The policy statements, which are projected to have no fiscal impact […]

CDC Study Indicates Reopening Schools is Safe

CDC Study Indicates Reopening Schools is Safe

A recent study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) revealed data supporting the argument that it is safe for children to return to school amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. This comes after months of debate regarding whether or not children were susceptible to the spread of the disease and calls from the […]

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