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Vaccine Availability; Education Inequities; Low-Income Renters; Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

A shot of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 vaccine availability increased Monday to include Floridians 50 and up, as announced by Governor DeSantis on Friday.  

Dr. Mobeen Rathore, Professor of Pediatrics, and Associate Chair and Chief, Infectious Diseases for University of Florida College of Medicine - Jacksonville, joined us with more on the topic.

Unequal By Design

Carolyn Edwards of Community Call joined us to share what she’s learned from a study of educational inequities in Duval County schools that  looks back at the area’s history, starting in the 1950’s.

Low Income Renters

A report out from Zillow states that low income renters have been hit the hardest by the pandemic. The report found this holds true, even In more affordable cities like Jacksonville. Chris Glynn, a senior economist with Zillow, joined us with details.

Ximenez-Fatio House Museum

Monday is the final day to support an important site in St. Augustine. Dr. Roger Smith, Director of the Ximenez-Fatio HouseMuseum, joined us with information about the museum’s online auction.

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Michael Gonzalez is joining WJCT News as a spring intern from Jacksonville University.