COVID-19

Oak Hill Hospital Announces New Temporary Visitor Policy Effective June 30

Brooksville, Florida -  (June 29, 2020) – Oak Hill Hospital is implementing a new visitor policy on Tuesday, June 30, 2020,  as a result of the increase in the community spread of COVID-19 in Hernando County.  No visitors will be permitted for admitted inpatients to help ensure the safety of our patients and caregivers (limited exceptions noted below). The policy is as follows:

What You Need to know About Going to the Hospital

=== UPDATE 6/29/2020 ===

Oak Hill Hospital Announces New Temporary Visitor Policy EFFECTIVE June 30

 

Brooksville, Florida -  (June 29, 2020) – Oak Hill Hospital is implementing a new visitor policy on Tuesday, June 30, 2020,  as a result of the increase in the community spread of COVID-19 in Hernando County.  No visitors will be permitted for admitted inpatients to help ensure the safety of our patients and caregivers (limited exceptions noted below). The policy is as follows:

Bars ordered to stop serving alcohol as cases spike

June 26, 2020

by Jim Turner, News Service of Florida

TALLAHASSEE --- Recently reopened bars have been ordered to stop serving alcohol for on-site consumption because of a spike in coronavirus cases, particularly among young adults, and non-compliance with social distancing rules.

Department of Business and Professional Regulation Secretary Halsey Beshears, whose agency regulates the industry, tweeted the order on Friday morning.

Signal for Help

The phrase "safer at home" is one that dominates our culture and rules our daily lives. With a global pandemic threatening our collective health, we are encouraged to retreat to the security and familiarity of our own houses as much as possible.

But what happens when home isn't safe? What happens when you find yourself confined in your house with someone who means to do you harm?

Bars, Movie Theaters Can Reopen Friday

June 3, 2020
Jim Turner, NEW SERVICE OF FLORIDA

TALLAHASSEE --- Bars, tattoo shops and movie theaters can partially reopen Friday in most of the state, as Gov. Ron DeSantis moves into the second phase of his plan to revive the economy amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

DeSantis, who has promoted a three-phase reopening plan, said Wednesday the state would “inch” into the second phase “in a way that's very, very measured.”

Buzz, Clip, Shave and Chop!

Hair salons and barber shops have been closed since March, but our hair hasn’t stopped growing! It’s been two months since the closure, so it’s safe to say we're all in dire need of a hair makeover. Hair salons have been open for about a week now, if they follow FL CDC guidelines. I stopped into a few shops around Hernando County to see what safety measures they’re taking and how they’re adapting to the new norm.