COVID-19 Vaccine Latest; Risks Of Being Sedentary; What’s Good Wednesdays

Jan 20, 2021

As the COVID-19 vaccine continues to roll out, the demand for it is surpassed the supply at both the local and state levels.

Chad Neilsen, infection prevention specialist at UF Health Jax, joined us with the latest on the vaccine, and where to get it, including at a new state-run site at Regency Square Mall.

Related: Local, State, And National Coronavirus Coverage

Risks Of A Sedentary Lifestyle

Dr. James Churilla, professor at UNF and director of the university's Exercise Science and Chronic Disease Graduate Program, discussed the risks of a sedentary lifestyle - and how too much sitting can be just as deadly as smoking. He also offered tips from his research, on leading a healthier lifestyle. 

'Be The Change' 

TIAA Bank has announced a new “Be the Change” scholarship program high school seniors. Each of the three winners chosen will receive $5,000. To apply, participants must submit an essay on the themes of Understanding, Dialogue, Leadership, and Action. Jessica Scott of TIAA Bank joined us with more information.

What’s Good Wednesdays

This week we shared good news from:

 Michael Gonzalez can be reached at newsteam@wjct.org.