Read It in the Morning Paper: COVID Treatments, Judge’s Memorial

  • REGENERON: Lakeland Regional Health has ramped up the number of monoclonal antibody treatments it can provide. LRH follows the FDA guideline of reserving the treatment  for people who have tested positive for COVID-19; the state of Florida’s Regeneron site at Lakes Church also accepts individuals who have been in close contact with a confirmed case. | MORE: LRH info
  • ALTERNATIVE COVID TREATMENTS are being touted by a majority of Polk County commissioners in a letter to Gov. DeSantis written by Commissioner Neil Combee. Commissioners on Tuesday take a formal vote on the letter, which promotes options such as ivermectin and hydroxychloroquine that are not approved by the FDA and shunned by pubic health experts. | ALSO: News Channel 8
  • JUDGE’S MEMORIAL: A public memorial service for the late Judge Oliver Green is scheduled for 3 p.m. Sept. 25 at the Aerospace Center for Excellence on the SUN ’n FUN Expo Campus.