State-run COVID-19 testing facilities are suspended until hurricane Isaias passes except for Alachua County. The county department of health is still open for call-ins and will continue into the weekend.County leaders also say the delay in getting test results back has been mostly eliminated.
Detectives are launching an internal investigation after an inmate at the Alachua County Jail took his own life.Detention officers say they were making rounds early this morning when they found 43-year-old Dewitt Lee Dailey Junior. They say he had a sheet around his neck and tied off to his bunk. Medical staff took him to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. He was sentenced to jail on charges of drug possession and drug use back in January deputies say the inmate was alone and he did not show signs of suicidal intentions
The UF chapter of Right Care Alliance, an organization that advocates for equal access to healthcare, will host a meeting discussing how to safely reopen schools. Attendees will hear from local infectious disease experts and the ACPS Superintendent.