Tag: covid19

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Ways to help this Christmas in Florence

Fundraising, festive hampers and volunteering to assist those in need this Christmas.

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Covid-19: Tuscany to enter lockdown

On Sunday, November 15, Tuscany will become a “red” zone, which is effectively a lockdown situation similar to the spring, although infant, primary and the first year of middle school ...

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Florence in the orange zone: November 11, 2020

  Day One of stricter restrictions brought a feeling of deja-vu and despondency to the streets of Florence.   Now that coffee shops and restaurants may only operate takeaway and ...

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Covid-19: Tuscany to become orange zone

On Wednesday, November 11, Tuscany will become an “orange” zone, the category that indicates a medium-high risk of infection from Covid-19.           Closures   All restaurants, ...

THINGS TO DO

What you can still see and do in Florence

Recent restrictions may leave you feeling limited, given the closure of museums and exhibitions on top of theatres and cinemas, but Florence never fails to provide culture and entertainment when ...

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Covid-19: Monoclonal antibody treatment developed in Siena

A monoclonal antibody treatment to heal Covid-19 patients and prevent infection is being developed in Siena, Tuscany. The announcement was made on television programme “Che tempo che fa?” by Professor ...

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Covid-19: new rules for Tuscany (October 30)

The Tuscany Region has issued new rules for shops, supermarkets and shopping centres, which will enter into force on Saturday, October 31.       Covid-19, new rules for Tuscany ...

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Covid-19: new rules in Italy (October 18)

Schools will remain open for lessons

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Covid-19: new rules in Italy as of October 13

Quarantine measures now reduced to 10 days.

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Rinascimento Firenze: 60 million euro for companies in Florence

Intesa Sanpaolo will provide the selected companies with up to 50 million euro in impact loans.

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Covid-19 regulations in Italy: what’s new this September

Rules on face protection, physical distancing and the closure of nightclubs and stadiums remain in effect.

ART + CULTURE

MeDisProject photography – A Pandemic Diary

    A photojournal captured by family and portrait photographers, Dovile Bruzaite and Matteo Baldini of MeDisProject Photography, is an emotional and poignant series of shots that memorialize the lockdown ...

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Women in Italy: the way forward post-pandemic

Covid-19 has rocked our world, and none more so than for working women around the world, especially in Italy.

COMMUNITY

Covid-19 and the parenting experience in Tuscany

I genuinely do not believe that I could have been any more shocked if you had picked me up and dumped me on Mars and told me to get on ...

ART + CULTURE

The Covid-19 Visual Project

Cortona On The Move is not quite what you would expect to find in a gorgeous if geriatric Etruscan hilltown near Arezzo. Archaeological museums, yes, palazzi looking out over the ...

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Memorial at Santa Croce for Covid-19 crisis workers

A contemporary memorial will be placed in the cloister of the Basilica of Santa Croce as a mark of appreciation and in commemoration of the 172 doctors, 40 nurses, and other healthcare workers who lost their lives during the pandemic.

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The Ponte Vecchio predicament

The jewellers will start to trade again with shared, sustainable projects

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Rethinking the future of Florence

The Florence of the future must be more intelligent, inclusive and greener.

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Florence’s heart beats again

We’ve been released and Florence is slowly reopening. But it’s problematic.

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New hope as Florence starts over

Florentines are rediscovering the city and determinedly gearing up to resume business in line with the strict legislation in force. 

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Reopening Italy: further measures

European visitors can return without mandatory quarantine to Italy from June 3

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Family resources in Florence

For those with younger members of the family around, an undeniable struggle throughout this lockdown has been entertaining children who normally enjoy the stimulation of a packed school day. Thankfully, ...

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Restaurant owners protest in Florence

A peaceful protest parade was held today in Florence by more than 1,000 restaurant owners and employees.

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Gelato for a good cause

Artisan gelato-maker Antonio Ciabattoni of La Sorbettiera has raised 850 euro in donations for the Ospedale Torregalli to support the Florence hospital during the Covid-19 emergency. The fundraising initiative started ...

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