Who is Monitoring COVID-19 Short-Term Rental Health Hazards in Indian River County, FL.?

On June 25, 2020 a record number of 5,511 new positive cases of COVID-19 were reported in the State of Florida. In Indian River County (IRC), 35 new cases were reported and four hospitalizations. There are only 11 ICU beds available in IRC. To date, 109K cases have been reported in Florida with 3,281 deaths. … Continue reading Who is Monitoring COVID-19 Short-Term Rental Health Hazards in Indian River County, FL.?

COVID-19 Mental Health Reports from Two Mental Health Leaders in Indian River County, FL.

We have reports from two mental health leaders in Indian River County, FL on what they feel are the consequences of COVID-19 on mental health. Dr. Nicholas Coppola is the CEO of the Mental Health Association of Indian River County, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing immediate access with no barriers to mental health care. … Continue reading COVID-19 Mental Health Reports from Two Mental Health Leaders in Indian River County, FL.

Health Hazards of COVID-19 on Short-Term Rentals Not Being Addressed by Sheriff’s Office. Indian River County, FL.

County Administrator Jason Brown Nick Samuel wrote in a May 23, 2020 article in VeroNews.com that "A detailed safety measure to reopen vacation and short term rentals in the county [Indian River] has been approved, allowing the plan to go into effect immediately, officials [Administrator Jason Brown] said." According to the plan, "The maximum occupancy for … Continue reading Health Hazards of COVID-19 on Short-Term Rentals Not Being Addressed by Sheriff’s Office. Indian River County, FL.

Imminent COVID-19 Health Hazard for Indian River County, FL?

On March 27, 2020 Florida Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-91 extending the prohibition of short-term vacation rentals until Thursday, April 29. The Governor issued a subsequent carryover order (Executive Order 20-111) extending the ban until phase one begins on Monday, May 4 and another, 20-112, that carries the order through “phase one.” The March 27 order … Continue reading Imminent COVID-19 Health Hazard for Indian River County, FL?

5G Technology Threatens to Interfere with Weather Forecasting.

So much depends on our ability to forecast the weather. At first, Hurricane Harvey didn’t look too bad.  In Houston, the City’s Integrated Warning Team kept watch but were not worried.  What had first appeared to be nothing too threatening had become extraordinarily ominous: hundred-thirty-mile-per-hour winds and forty-five inches of rain in a swirling cascade … Continue reading 5G Technology Threatens to Interfere with Weather Forecasting.

Sebastian River High School (FL) Graduate on the Ground in the NYC COVID-19 Epicenter.

Sergio Mota is the LGBTQI+ Development Associate at Metropolitan Community Church of New York Charities (MCCNY), now managing an emergency food delivery service. "It's war here." Hospital morgues in the trucks.  Photo by Sergio Mota. MCCNY provides social services through MCCNY Charities, a comprehensive social service provider, working within and beyond the LGBTQI+ community.  An independent … Continue reading Sebastian River High School (FL) Graduate on the Ground in the NYC COVID-19 Epicenter.

Op-Ed: “I Support President Trump in His Call to De-fund The World Health Organization.”

Stephanie Austin has studied the health impact of wireless radiation for five years, calling 5G deployment a “critical health issue.”  She is a frequent contributor to Vero Communiqué. Vero Communiqué encourages a free and open exchange of opinions and welcomes yours.  Through discussions like these we can all learn more about the topics themselves and … Continue reading Op-Ed: “I Support President Trump in His Call to De-fund The World Health Organization.”

Op-Ed: Trump and Presidential Powers

By Bill Britton Bill Britton is a freelance writer and formerly an editor for John Hopkins University Press, ABI Research, and Elsevier Science.  He is a frequent contributor to Vero Communiqué. Vero Communiqué encourages a free and open exchange of opinions and welcomes yours.  Through discussions like these we can all learn more about the … Continue reading Op-Ed: Trump and Presidential Powers

Look Out for 5G Towers Being Installed Around Schools.

  There is strong opposition around the World against 5G wireless services because people know that new cell phone towers with antennas will eventually be installed in their neighborhoods, near homes, and around children’s schools. A cell phone tower is a freestanding structure with a base station mounted to it. Base stations are radio transmitters … Continue reading Look Out for 5G Towers Being Installed Around Schools.

Indian River Lagoon Seagrass Update, 3/17/2020

"It has been over two months since I have been out to Black Point, in the Indian River Lagoon to check out the seagrass. I was hoping to find more growing than what I have found in years past. I think I am starting to see a pattern." Video by Peter Hinck, Member of Clean … Continue reading Indian River Lagoon Seagrass Update, 3/17/2020