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    Coast Dental delivers an upsetting blow to employees over PTO

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    Special to Ocala Post Employees with Coast Dental say they could not believe their eyes when they received an email from Human Resources this week...
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    Third Marion County resident died from COVID-19, updates by zip code

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    A 49-year-old female from Marion County passed away over the weekend after contracting COVID-19. She was an Ocala resident and did not have any underlying...
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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods accused of withholding vital health information from the families...

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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods is being accused of instructing his jail employees to withhold vital health information from the families of inmates. This is...
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    Hand sanitizer and antifreeze are not the same thing

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    There have been dozens of posts in regards to hand sanitizer(s) and pets. In one post, Judith David, wrote, "PET OWNERS PLEASE BE AWARE THAT...
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    Two Ocala residents die from COVID-19

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    Two Marion County residents -- an 88-year-old male and a 58-year-old male -- passed away this weekend after contracting COVID-19. Both were Ocala residents....
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    Ocala business owner files lawsuit against the City of Ocala over “unlawful mask ordinance”

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    An Ocala business owner, who is also an attorney, filed a lawsuit against the City of Ocala Thursday for both a declaratory judgment and...
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    March 20, COVID-19 update – Marion County, complete updated report for Florida

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    Last updated on March 20, at 7:15 p.m. The DOH reported that Marion County has its first confirmed case of COVID-19. More information to follow. Original article TALLAHASSEE...
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    Veto overruled, masks now required in Ocala, businesses vow not to allow deputies in...

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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods bans employees from wearing face masks On Wednesday, the Ocala City Council overturned Mayor Kent Guinn's veto after striking down...
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    Marion County Public School updates and actions for COVID-19

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    Below is the Marion County Public School updates and actions related to COVID-19: · “Parking Lot Wi-Fi” is now available at three schools and coming...
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    Work requirements waived for SNAP and TANF

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    At the request of Governor DeSantis, and in accordance with the federal Families First Coronavirus Act, the Department of Children and Families (DCF) will...
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    Marion County DOH confirms first case of COVID-19

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    Marion County received notice of its first positive case of COVID-19, the novel coronavirus, today. The person ill with the virus is a 59-year-old...
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    State line checkpoint put in place for those trying to enter Florida

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    The Florida Highway Patrol now has a checkpoint in place at the Florida state line. Some citizens are angry over the checkpoint, referring to it...
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    Health department not consulted before sheriff banned employees from wearing masks

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    Marion County Sheriff Billy Woods believes that there is no real evidence that wearing a mask lessens the spread of COVID-19. On August 11, the...

    Government (White House officials) secretly hijacked Florida’s COVID-19 Surveillance Dashboard

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    Read the update to this story here. As Florida slowly reopens, the Florida government and White House officials allegedly secretly hijacked Florida's COVID-19 Surveillance...
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    Four Northern Michigan sheriffs uphold Constitution, take stand against governor during protest

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          Video courtesy of Ricky Giannetti via Michiganders Against Excessive Quarantine   Michigan -- In what many are calling a historic event, thousands protest in Michigan Wednesday...

    Ocala mayor vetoed mask ordinance

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    The City of Ocala last week, in a 4-1 vote, passed an emergency measure to force citizens to wear face masks. On Monday, August 10,...
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    Eerie public service announcement in Walmart parking lot

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    End of the world creepy! That is how a reader described a public service announcement she recorded while at the Walmart on Highway 40...
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    COVID-19 updates for Marion and Florida

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    OCALA, Fla.— DOH-Marion is reporting 315 cumulative cases of COVID-19 as of Monday. The most recent individuals confirmed to have the virus are: 27-year-old...
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    Ocala Mayor will not enforce state order prohibiting alcohol sales at bars

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    On June 26, the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation suspended the on-premises consumption of alcohol at all bars in Florida. As stated in...
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    Florida Department of Education announces additional 2019-20 school year information regarding COVID-19

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    Tallahassee, Fla. -- On March 17, 2020, the Department of Education and Commissioner Richard Corcoran used executive authority to support the Florida Division of...