A Polk County firefighter from Lakeland and his family are stranded in Puerto Rico for weeks after his son was diagnosed with COVID-19 during a vacation, News Channel 8 reports. Andrew Rodriguez claims authorities there are retaliating against him for questioning the treatment prescribed for his hospitalized son.

Source: News Channel 8

SEND CORRECTIONS, questions, feedback or news tips: newstips@lkldnow.com


Something went wrong. Please refresh the page and/or try again.

Barry Friedman founded Lkldnow.com in 2015 as the culmination of a career in print and digital journalism. Since 1982, he has used the tools of reporting, editing and content curation to help people in Lakeland understand their community better.