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April 22nd COVID-19 Update

Drive-Through Respiratory Clinic for Patients That Previously Tested Positive for COVID-19

Ascension Sacred Heart has opened a drive-through respiratory clinic located at 4521 N. Davis Hwy for patients who have previously tested positive with COVID-19 and would like to return to work.

Patients should call the COVID hotline to make an appointment for a follow up exam to return to work. At the respiratory drive-through clinic, a physician will fully examine the patient while in the vehicle. The physician may choose to re-test the patient or give the patient a letter with a recommendation to return-to-work based on the non-test-based evaluation.

The hours of the drive through clinic are Monday through Friday 10am - 5pm and the COVID hotline is 833-981-0712.


Senate Approves Payroll Protection Program Extension

The Senate approved a measure Tuesday that would revive a program geared to keep small businesses from shuttering and their employees from going on unemployment because of the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.  More than $320 billion was added to the program that ran out of cash last week.

To read more about the legislation, click here. 


Florida Tourism, Restaurant Industry Lay Out Steps for Reopening

Tourism and Restaurant members of Governor Ron DeSantis’ Reopen Florida committee held their initial meeting to discuss how to safely reopen these industries in the coming weeks.

Read more about the meeting here.