Brevard County officials have been struggling with a decision like many other local governments in Florida: Do we close down the beaches or leave them open?
The United Launch Alliance (ULA) launched its Atlas V rocket on Thursday from Cape Canaveral. Some upcoming missions are in jeopardy or delayed due to coronavirus concerns.
Their decision comes just hours after Satellite Beach announced that they will close public beach access between 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
United Launch Alliance said that the Atlas V rocket is carrying critical new national assets into orbit for secure communications.
It is no yet conclusive, but doctors in Europe and Asia said some of their patients are losing sense of smell after being diagnosed with COVID-19.
First responders are on parade in Brevard County to help entertain people who are viewing from their homes.
Companies and stores are having a hard time keeping up with demand for supplies needed to combat coronavirus.
Northrop Grumman Corporation said that as soon as they became aware of the employee's possible exposure to COVID, they took action.
The parking lots or parks where you would normally park and then walk to the beach will be barricaded by Friday at 8:00 a.m.
Business across the state are taking a hit from coronavirus concerns, but it is especially difficult in beach communities that rely on tourists and day trippers. Still, the state is leaving it up to each city to decide whether to implement orders to close down.
Norwegian Cruise Lines has announced a suspension of sailings through April 11. One of those cruises was scheduled to depart from Port Canaveral on Friday, but passengers were asked to disembark. Disney and Royal Caribbean had already announced suspensions.
The coronavirus is putting vacations on hold. Princess Cruises announced they are halting operations on all of their ships for two months.
Blood banks in Central Florida and all over the country are seeing a decrease in donations. They say the coronavirus is very close to creating a blood shortage crisis.
At least one Central Florida university is changing its graduation ceremony plans due to concerns over the coronavirus. Florida Tech University is moving to a smaller venue and closing its ceremony to only allow graduates to attend.
A coronavirus scare on a cruise ship off the coast of Florida caused delays for some passengers.
Authorities in Brevard County are investigating a video posted on social media which they say appears to show the beating of a homeless man in Cocoa.
A program that teaches Brevard County students to train shelter dogs in socialization skills needs help.
Cruise passengers told FOX 35 News that the cruise lines are sending frequent emails to them, emphasizing the need for diligent handwashing and warning guests that they can be denied access to the ship if they have coronavirus symptoms.
A Brevard County sheriff's deputy has been involved in a shooting, which investigators said is connected to a carjacking incident.
The latest coronavirus spreads through droplets from coughing or from touching contaminated surfaces. Now, Brevard County Public Schools has a plan in place to curtail the possible spread of the virus.