by ADON TAFT
by ADON TAFT
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.
By Andy Villamarzo
Hernando Sun sports writer
A daunting but fair question to ask in the age of the COVID-19 crisis is will high school sports throughout the state of Florida get to begin on time?
(Brooksville, FL) In accordance with Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-131, the Hernando County Parks and Recreation Department will host a modified summer camp program and will resume youth leagues in our community.
2020 Summer Camp Program
(Brooksville, FL) Hernando County has received approval from the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) for short-term rentals to resume accepting reservations and check-ins for vacation rentals, effective immediately.
In accordance with the Governor's Executive Order 20-123, Hernando County Government submitted a written request and safety plan to the DBPR for approval to operate vacation rentals within the County's jurisdiction on May 19, 2020. Hernando County's Short-Term Vacation Rental Safety Plan was approved as of Saturday, May 23, 2020.
On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, a panel of area healthcare experts met via teleconference to discuss their individual experiences since the quarantine began in late March. The leading topics discussed were testing, new approaches to mental healthcare and reopening of dental care. Roughly 80 individuals attended the teleconference and were able to ask specific questions of the panelists.
(Brooksville, FL) The Hernando County Planning and Zoning Commission will resume public hearings beginning June 8, 2020.
For Immediate Release May 18, 2020
The impact of COVID-19 continues to affect the local blood supply, as canceled blood drives throughout the coming months are causing a significant drop in donations.