Kids

Child completing a puzzle on a table, with a mask off to the side of the table
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In Duval County, 45 kids have tested positive for coronavirus as of May 15. Twelve cases among children were confirmed within the past two weeks alone, six of them in the past week. 

Stein Mart

"Years ago, kids was a fairly sizable business,” said Stein Mart President MaryAnne Morin in announcing Monday that the Jacksonville-based fashion retailer is once again featuring clothing and toys for kids.

Jacksonville Researcher Asks Why Rapidly Rising Number Of Kids Are Nearsighted

Dec 27, 2018
kid's hand on iPad
Brad Flickinger via Flickr

Children are the most vulnerable to the century’s biggest threat to eye health, says a Jacksonville-based researcher.

But there’s a simple step that can reduce that danger: Putting down digital devices and simply going outside to play.

The 5 & Dime Theatre Company

One of Jacksonville’s newest theater companies, the 5 & Dime, is expanding its offerings with a kids’ summer theater camp in downtown Jacksonville.

Cover Jacksonville

Over 16,000 children are uninsured in Duval County even though they qualify for free or low cost health insurance through a program provided by the State of Florida.

State Representative and new Jacksonville Health Commissioner Mia Jones and Jon Heymann, CEO of the Jacksonville Children's Commission joined Melissa Ross to discuss “Cover Jacksonville” a new initiative to raise awareness about the free or low cost healthcare coverage available for uninsured children in Northeast Florida.