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United Way Miami study shows impact of covid on the poor

A newly released Covid-19 Impact Survey by United Way Miami identifies points of pain for households in poverty and those on the precipice of poverty. More than 65% of respondents rely on income from hourly jobs, most…

Miami-Dade has spent only sliver of its coronavirus funds

Miami-Dade has spent only sliver of its coronavirus funds

Miami-Dade spent nearly $153 million through June 30 on coronavirus-related programs, according to Deputy Mayor Ed Marquez, who says the county has well over six times that amount to spend…

Health technology innovator tackles Covid-19

Health technology innovator tackles Covid-19

When MIT and Miami-Dade launched the Global Co-Creation Lab (GCL) late last year, neither expected that one of the health technology concentrator’s concerns in its first year would be a…

Hazard pay proposed for Jackson Health System workers

Hazard pay proposed for Jackson Health System workers

Jackson Health System employees working near confirmed or suspected Covid-19 cases may get a pay boost for risking their wellbeing if a county resolution passes. Commissioner Barbara Jordan’s item would…

With Covid-19, medical specialists’ practices changed

With Covid-19, medical specialists’ practices changed

At the UM-NSU Center for Autism and Related Disabilities, the hands-on experiences the therapists typically have with children, described as knee-to-knee because of how physically close the practitioners are to…

Pet therapy team sticks doggedly to nursing home – via Skype

Pet therapy team sticks doggedly to nursing home – via Skype

  Volunteers with the Humane Society of Greater Miami’s Pet Therapy Team didn’t let the self-quarantine in place stop them from bringing much-needed therapy sessions to a local elderly nursing…

$150 million Jackson Health System credit lifeline due from Wells Fargo

$150 million Jackson Health System credit lifeline due from Wells Fargo

  Jackson Health System is seeking up to $150 million “operating capital” from Wells Fargo in its Covid-19 fight. Miami-Dade lawmakers Tuesday voted 12-1 for emergency action that, if OK’d…

Embattled fitness professionals train for stay-at-home world

Embattled fitness professionals train for stay-at-home world

  Less than a week into closures of all “non-essential” businesses due to the coronavirus, Danny Lopez-Calleja estimated he could keep things running for about three months. After that, the…

University of Miami research seeks half-hour coronavirus test

University of Miami research seeks half-hour coronavirus test

As more cases of the novel coronavirus are reported, faster testing is needed to stem the spread of the infectious disease. At the University of Miami’s (UM) Miller School of…

Government revamps for Covid-19 crisis

Government revamps for Covid-19 crisis

As services are disrupted by Covid-19, Miami-Dade and its cities adjusted operations. The county and City of Miami canceled remaining March legislative meetings. Miami Beach canceled its finance meeting and…

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