Dawn Jorgenson, News4JAX

Dawn Jorgenson


San Antonio, TX, United States

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Recent articles by Dawn:

This is what hurricane disaster sheltering could look like in a pandemic

It’s not hard to wonder how the pandemic might affect how we handle a hurricane — especially one that could wreak havoc like Harvey or Irma did just three years ago. → Read More

Want to keep your fruits and veggies fresh for as long as possible? We’ll show you how

How disappointing is It to know that food is going to waste at a time like this? → Read More

Submit your favorite photo from Mother’s Day 2020

As we all know, this Mother’s Day was quite different than most years, but that didn’t have to make it any less special. → Read More

7 diseases that vaccines have all but eliminated in the U.S.

Some are in favor of vaccines, some are not, and some don’t believe in the science. And perhaps as we figure out how to get through the current coronavirus pandemic, some may change their stance. → Read More

No sugarcoating: Here’s the deal on natural vs. artificial sweeteners

Whether you’re addicted to sugar, you’ve completely denounced it from your diet, or you kind of just have a "whatever" attitude about the whole thing, let us tell you: All “sugars” are not created equal. → Read More

Nervous someone in your house has COVID-19? Here’s how to safely separate that person

There are certain ways of separating a person who is ill and keeping areas clean, in order to limit the exposure of everyone else who lives in the home. → Read More

Are you smarter than a high schooler? Take this quiz to find out

Have you gotten down this whole homeschooling your kids thing down yet? It might be harder for some of us than others, but either way, we’ve all likely hit hiccups and perhaps even learned a few things along the way. → Read More

If you grew up on Dr. Seuss and Dr. Dre, these videos will 100% make your day

We are certain this would tickle you no matter where you are or what time we’re in. → Read More

One woman’s ‘Adopt-a-Grandparent’ program has thousands flocking to volunteer

In 2019, a woman who heads hospitality and communications at a nursing home in England wanted to find a way to get more people in the community to visit residents and mingle with them. Her idea has turned into something far bigger than she could’ve ever imagined. → Read More

You can call your child’s favorite furry monster for a kid-oriented PSA

Leave it to our favorite furry monsters to lend a hand. → Read More

Cabin fever got you feeling like it’s a good time for cocktails? You might want to reconsider

And at the end of a long, hard day, it’s not surprising if more people are reaching for a cocktail or two. → Read More

National Hurricane Center holding #HurricanesAtHome webinar for kids

Parents, if you’re looking for something new, different and interesting for your kids, the National Hurricane Center has put together webinars for fourth, fifth and sixth graders. → Read More

You asked, we’re answering: 5 things you want to know about COVID-19

We're answering your questions about the novel coronavirus. → Read More

University Healthy System run drills, prepares for potential flood of COVID-19 patients

Officials with the University Health System said Monday their medical teams have spent the past week preparing for a response to a potential flood of COVID-19 patients checking into the Emergency Department. → Read More

Gauge your child’s knowledge of geography with this quiz

Looking for ways to keep your kids' brains active? → Read More

Understanding all the ‘expiration’ dates on food

Many people have crowded grocery stores to stock up on goods for their families as the entire country is encouraged to stay home, unless going out for necessities. → Read More

These three simple things will help keep you healthy, ready to fight illness

What we are feeding our body can have a big impact on our overall health. → Read More

Walmart to host special shopping hour, exclusive to seniors, each Tuesday

Shopping will be exclusive to seniors from 6 a.m. to 7 a.m. every Tuesday through April 28 before stores are open to the public. → Read More

Keep your kids engaged by having them take this science quiz

While we’re sheltering in place, it’s important to keep all of our minds working, especially our kids' brains. → Read More

These 40 ideas from a teacher are exactly the (screen-free) things we need for our kids right now

As we all search for things our kids can do as we sit at home, allowing screen time is just something we’ll have to allow at some point, but one Virginia teacher made a great list of ideas that are totally screen-free, unique and fun. → Read More