Hosted by Melissa Ross, First Coast Connect is an hour-long call-in program that features local newsmakers, civic and community leaders, arts, activities across Jacksonville and Northeast Florida, along with spot news features and a weekly roundtable of local journalists.
Friday Media Roundtable; Olympic Hopefuls Compete In Jacksonville
Today’s Media Roundtable was all about COVID-19 on the First Coast. We discussed masks in schools , business’ rights , hospitals' reaching capacity , and the politicization of the virus .
COVID Vaccines And The Workplace; 'I Alone Can Fix It'; Screen Time; Bob White
Thursday the Biden Administration is expected to announce new vaccination requirements for federal employees and contractors .
Get The Facts Jax; Science is US; Parents Advocate for Universal Masking; Dave Koz
Across the First Coast, ICUs are overwhelmed with patients admitting with COVID-19, a large number of them unvaccinated. This week, the Jacksonville Civic Council (JCC) launched a new campaign called Get the Facts Jax aimed at increasing the city’s vaccination rate.
COVID Testing OnThe First Coast
Across the First Coast there is a high demand for COVID tests, as people try to find out if they are positive with the rapidly spreading Delta variant of the virus .
Masks In Schools; COVID-19 Nurse; Perkins & Will; 'The Sunshine Plate'
COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are continuing to rise in our area , as students are preparing to return to school in a few weeks - without a mask mandate.
Friday Media Roundtable; Just Like Me
We devoted today’s Media Roundtable to the surge in COVID cases in Northeast Florida and around the state and how local officials and Gov. Ron DeSantis are handling it. The panelists were: David Bauerlein of The Florida Times -Union Journalist Claire Goforth Contributor Charles Griggs Mike Mendenhall of the Jax Daily Record Just Like Me Just Like Me is celebrating its 10th anniversary with a free performance at the Florida Theatre . The organization was founded to help foster children on the
Keep up the good work
Non-biased, wonderful source of information.
Very informative show usually have both sides of an issue on the show. Well controlled talks with guess
Very interesting and informative. I moved out of the Duval area, but I still download the podcast weekly to keep informed.