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    En las noticias de esta semana, el condado de Collier ve una escasez crítica de maestros semanas antes de que comiencen las clases, la Fundación Immokalee abre una nueva pequeña biblioteca, y los programas del condado de Collier ayudan a las personas que luchan contra el PTSD.
  • En las noticias de salud de esta semana, la Administración de Drogas y Alimentos emitió una orden de denegación de mercadeo a Juul, Publix no ofrece la vacuna COVID-19 a niños menores de 5 años y los casos de influenza aumentan a fines del mes pasado en Florida.
  • La administración Biden anuncia la extensión del mandato de mascarillas para viajes, un nuevo estudio muestra que las muertes por sobredosis entre adolescentes aumentaron drásticamente en 2020, y un nuevo evento de salud en Immokalee proporcionará recursos gratuitos para la salud
  • In this week's Health segment WGCU covers Collier County‘s critical blood shortage and how the David Lawrence center is adding 15 beds to their crisis unit for mental health.
  • En las noticias de esta semana, el departamento de salud les recuerda a los residentes que estén al tanto de las enfermedades relacionadas con el calor, y la superintendente del distrito escolar del condado de Collier dejará su puesto.
  • The United States no longer requires a negative covid-19 test to board a flight, the department of health will be offering free covid-19 testing for Immokalee residents and a Snore Stop nasal spray gets recalled.
  • Los Estados Unidos ya no requiere una prueba COVID-19 negativa para abordar un vuelo, el departamento de salud ofrecerá pruebas Covid gratuitas para los residentes de immokalee, y se retira del mercado un aerosol nasal Snorestop.
  • Environment
    The area of disturbed tropical weather that would become Tropical Storm Alex, which was approaching Southwest Florida at a pretty good clip, was supposed to come ashore around Fort Myers and dump more than a foot of rain.Once again, a tropical system did not do what forecasters told it to.
  • The Florida Department of Health in Lee County issued a health advisory Friday warning people and their pets to stay away from the area due to “the presence of harmful blue-green algal toxins,” the agency wrote. “The public should exercise caution in and around Franklin Lock.”The tropical system was taking aim at Fort Myers on Friday evening, gaining strength, and was expected to become the first named tropical storm of the Atlantic hurricane season.The Army Corps was closing all its locks and dams on Lake Okeechobee to secure the 142-mile-long dike ringing the lake. The South Florida Water Management District was doing the same with the locks and dams it controls.
  • En las noticias de hoy, Los demócratas de la Cámara de Florida piden a los legisladores a considerar leyes de reforma de armas después del tiroteo masivo del martes, NCH anuncia que existe una gran necesidad de sangre tipo O, y algunos pozos de Immokalee dieron positivo para E. Coli.
  • National Safe Boating Week runs May 21-27. It serves as a chance for marine authorities to spread the safe boating message every year. It is a particularly important mission this year, since for the first time in Florida, recreational boating registrations topped one million vessels, which is more than any other state.
  • Here are the stories for today: FDA announces plans to ease baby formula shortage; the Mother’s Milk Bank of Florida is seeing a spike in demand in baby Formula; the federal government is offering rapid antigen tests to households in the U.S.; the FDOH in Lee County will be administering Tdap immunizations at various locations for the new school year