COVID-19 cases are continuing to grow – and so are the lines to get tested for it.
According to Florida Department of Health data, more than 19,000 tests were performed in Pinellas County between June 18 and 24, 14.5 percent of which were positive. The numbers represent a sharp contrast from the same week in April when just over 1,500 tests were done. Only 7.3 percent of those tests were positive.
CASA and its backers want to bring systemic change to the criminal justice system.
To accomplish that goal, CASA has a launched a new scholarship fund for domestic violence survivors and people of color. The fund will provide financial assistance for education and training needed to pursue a career in criminal justice.
In today’s episode of The Sunday Read, Carvell Wallace considers why, for his kids, a global pandemic that shut down the world was not news — it was the opposite of news. It was a struggle that had, in some ways, always been a part of their lives.
“Glass,” Duncan McClellan explained Wednesday on The Catalyst Sessions, “is so malleable – it can be transparent, it can be translucent, it can be opaque. It can look very fluid. It can look very hard. It fan look very soft … it really is, in some ways, the most ideal material to work in because of the different ways it can be utilized.”
Cotton opened a few months ago, just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit. The company, with a team of seven employees and three job openings, already has several projects underway and an active pipeline of potential work, and is on track to do $6 million to $10 million in revenue this year, Russell said.
Challenges related to COVID-19, an economic downturn and demands for racial equity and social justice have changed our world in significant ways. Every city in America has an opportunity to emerge from this time in ways that will shape our future, and St. Petersburg seems uniquely suited to meet these challenges...
BeniComp Health Solutions, an InsureTech company in Tampa, is radically transforming healthcare by saving employers millions of dollars while providing smart solutions that improve the health of populations. This 58-year-old startup has created a new health plan that is quickly becoming a proof-of-concept for reformation of the nation’s healthcare system.