Coronavirus; Jacksonville Women’s Network; Entertainment Around Town

Feb 20, 2020

The flu remains a far deadlier illness to worry about in Florida than the coronavirus, state lawmakers were told this week.

No confirmed cases of  coronavirus, or COVID-19, have been reported in Florida, according to state health officials.

Dr. Anthony Ouellette is a professor of biology and chemistry at Jacksonville University and an expert on the spread of infectious diseases. He joined us with more information 

Jacksonville Women’s Network

Business innovator John Spence joined us ahead of his talk at the Jacksonville Women’s Network annual speaker’s forum on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5 p.m., at the University of North Florida. His topic is the future of work. 

Around Town

How about a concert in your living room? The Bold City Circuit places live music performances in living rooms all over Jax. The next one features The Bailsman, a gypsy jazz group from New York. Singer songwriter Pamela Berkrant was in Studio 5 with a preview.

Contributor Matt Pittman of Main Events Jax brought us a look at the rest of the entertainment scene Around Town:


Times-Union Center, Friday at 8 pm; Saturday at 2 pm and 8pm; Sunday at 1:30pm and 7pm. Prices start at $50.

Florida Theatre

Jay and Silent Bob at the Florida Theatre, Friday at 8pm. Prices start at $29.50.

7th Annual Riverside Craft Beer Festival

Riverside Arts Market under the Fuller Warren Bridge, Saturday from 3pm to 7pm. Price for general admission is $50, VIP is $60.

John Fogerty Live

St. Augustine Amphitheater, Sunday at 7pm. Prices start at $64.

Running of the Bulls 5K 2020

Begins and ends at Intuition Ale Works, Sunday at 8:30am. Price for the 5K is $40. 5K team price is $30 per person, 1K is $20. A spectator brunch, which includes a drink ticket and after party is $10.