Coping with holiday stress

The holidays are the happiest time of the year for many but it can also be difficult for others. The coronavirus pandemic is adding another layer of stress.

'Miracle Leaf' touted as natural sleep aid

Some who struggle to sleep are turning to what is called miracle leaf. One doctor with spoke with cautioned that there is no scientific evidence to back its effectiveness as a sleep aid.

Couple builds family through fostering

Becoming a foster family is a rewarding way to give back to the community. Peter and Kendra Amico wanted a big family, and a big family is what they got through fostering.

Homecoming for Special Olympics athlete who made history

A Special Olympics athlete is getting a hometown welcome after completing an incredible feat. Chris Nikic, 21, became the first person with down syndrome to complete an Ironman Triathalon earlier this month and on Thursday he received another special honor.

Smart Bus arrives in Osceola County

The Smart Bus, sponsored by AdventHealth and Orlando Health, addresses food insecurity and makes sure children of low income families are receiving food.

Pfizer to file COVID-9 vaccine approval soon

Florida reported nearly 8,000 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday. While cases rise, Pfizer has reported a vaccine trial that shows around 95 percent effectiveness in fighting COVID-19. Now, counties in Florida are discussing distribution plans once approved.

Ordering Thanksgiving to go

If you're stressed out over preparing a Thanksgiving meal during a pandemic, you may be pleased to know a number of restaurants are providing to-go turkeys and all the fixings.

Christmas lights honor COVID-19 victims

A lot of people are looking for some extra joy due to the coronavirus pandemic, so they're getting an early start on Christmas decorating. One homeowner is decorating with lights and each light will represent a victim of COVID-19.

Orange County Mayor's Toy Drive

The Orange County Mayor's Toy Drive is underway and FOX 35 is a sponsor. There are contactless toy drop off locations at the Silver Star Community Park that will be operating on November 23.

COVID-19 Event Risk Assessment mapping tool

A new, interactive map developed by professors and students at Georgia Institute of Technology helps assess the risk of being exposed to the coronavirus when traveling or attending an event.

Test cruise volunteers

Some major cruise lines are looking for volunteers to conduct test cruises for coronavirus safety measues.