Sarah Glenn SPRING 2020 FIRST COAST CONNECT WITH MELISSA ROSS INTERN Sarah is joining WJCT as a spring intern from the University of North Florida, where she is majoring in multimedia journalism. Statewide Safer At Home Order; Coronavirus Around The State; Filing For Unemployment By Sarah Glenn • 13 hours ago PBS NEWSHOUR Listen Listening... / 49:19 After mounting pressure, Governor Ron DeSantis issued a safer at home order for the entire state of Florida this week, to try and slow the spread of COVID-19. Friday Media Roundtable; Florida Theatre Worker Relief Fund By Sarah Glenn • 15 hours ago AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee Listen Listening... / 52:55 On Friday’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross Friday Media Roundtable we discussed how COVID-19 continues to impact Florida. Cloth Face Masks; Coronavirus Recovery; Grocery Stores By Sarah Glenn • Apr 1, 2020 Tadeáš Bednarz/ Wiki Commons Listen Listening... / 52:55 On Wednesday’s episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we discussed possible new CDC recommendations regarding face masks. Publix To Allow Some Workers To Wear Masks, Gloves While On Duty By Sarah Glenn, Heather Schatz & Melissa Ross • Mar 30, 2020 STILFEHLER / WIKIMEDIA COMMONS Publix will now allow some of its workers to wear personal protective equipment while on duty, Maria Brous, director of communications for the grocer, told WJCT News in an email. Rapid Testing; At-Home Learning; Grocery Store Safety; Cole Pepper By Sarah Glenn • Mar 30, 2020 AP Photo/John Minchillo Listen Listening... / 50:55 On Monday’s episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we discussed the arrival of rapid COVID-19 testing. Calls For Desantis To Issue Stay-At-Home Order; COVID-19 Impact On Restaurants By Sarah Glenn • Mar 27, 2020 GEORGE CALIN / ASSOCIATED PRESS Listen Listening... / 49:12 Governor Ron DeSantis has resisted pressure to shut down the state. Critics say he’s being too timid in the face of the coronavirus crisis. Media Roundtable: Coronavirus in Florida; Virtual Cooking Classes By Sarah Glenn • Mar 27, 2020 Alvaro Barrientos / Associated Press Listen Listening... / 52:55 On Friday's First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross Media Roundtable we discussed COVID-19’s continued impact on Florida: Recent Model Shows Florida Has Only A Week To Contain COVID-19 By Sarah Glenn • Mar 25, 2020 NIAID-RML via AP A recent statistical model shows that Florida may have only one week to contain the coronavirus before hospitals will be overwhelmed. Coronavirus Latest; Filing For Bankruptcy; Meditiation With Dan Nevins By Sarah Glenn • Mar 25, 2020 SKY LEBRON / WJCT NEWS On Wednesday’s episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross we discussed a possible statewide lockdown while broadcasting remotely. Local Physicians Facing Shortage of Masks By Sarah Glenn • Mar 23, 2020 Ted S. Warren / Associated Press As COVID-19 continues to spread, doctors and nurses are facing a shortage of personal protective equipment (PPE). Personal Protective Equipment; Assisted Living; Cole Pepper By Sarah Glenn • Mar 23, 2020 David J. Phillip / The Associated Press Listen Listening... / 52:55 On Monday’s episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross we discussed the risks doctors and nurses are facing as they treat patients exposed to the coronavirus. How COVID-19 Is Impacting Jacksonville's Restaurant And Bar Industry By Sarah Glenn & Heather Schatz • Mar 18, 2020 Southern Swells Brewing Co. Listen Listening... / 1:02 Listen to the story airing on WJCT 89.9 FM As COVID-19 shutdowns take effect all over the state of Florida, local restaurants, bars and other small businesses have been seriously impacted. Biden Wins Florida Primary; Local Restaurant Closures; Virtual Library By Sarah Glenn • Mar 18, 2020 AP Photo/Matt Rourke Listen Listening... / 52:30 On Wednesday’s episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we discussed voter turnout in Florida during the COVID-19 shut-down. Councilwoman DeFoor Calls Aborted JEA Sales Attempt 'Corrupt Process' By Sarah Glenn • Mar 11, 2020 BILL BORTZFIELD / WJCT NEWS Jacksonville City Council members investigating the attempted sale of JEA have run into delays in public records requests sent to the utility. Randy DeFoor; Going Green; UniverSoul Circus By Sarah Glenn • Mar 11, 2020 Heather Schatz/WJCT Listen Listening... / 52:55 Wednesday on First Coast Connect, Charles Griggs sat in for Melissa Ross. Super Tuesday Reactions; Colorectal Cancer Awareness; Craig & Fred By Sarah Glenn • Mar 4, 2020 AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Listen Listening... / 52:55 On Wednesday’s episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we discussed Florida voter’s reactions to the Super Tuesday results. Elizabeth Warren; Ready4Work; W.A.V.E; Cole Pepper By Sarah Glenn • Mar 2, 2020 AP Photo/Patrick Semansky Listen Listening... / 52:57 On Monday’s First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we discussed Democratic presidential candidate, Elizabeth Warren. Bloomberg's Florida Campaign; Adaptive Reuse; Jax Book Fest By Sarah Glenn • Feb 26, 2020 AP Photo/Rick Bowmer On Wednesday's First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we discussed Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg and why some Florida political leaders are supporting him. Spaceport Camden Advocates Hope For FAA Approval As Opponents Plan Debate By Sarah Glenn • Feb 24, 2020 Camden County Board of Commissioners / Via WABE Advocates and opponents to Spaceport Camden are speaking out as a Federal Aviation Administration application process continues. Spaceport Camden; First Coast Success; Heart Health; Cole Pepper By Sarah Glenn • Feb 24, 2020 SPACEPORT CAMDEN / CAMDEN COUNTY, GEORGIA Listen Listening... / 52:55 Monday on First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross, we had a robust conversation about the potential Camden County spaceport. Education News; 5G Concerns; Low Vision Awarness Month; Tom Papa By Sarah Glenn • Feb 19, 2020 LINDSEY KILBRIDE / WJCT NEWS Listen Listening... / 52:59 On this episode of First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross we discussed education news. Teacher Pay; E-Verify By Sarah Glenn & Heather Schatz • Jan 10, 2020 ALEJANDRA MARTINEZ/WLRN Listen Listening... / 49:27 On today’s program we discussed teacher pay and E-Verify, as Florida lawmakers prepare to reconvene on January 14.