Chris Guardaro, WESH 2 News

Chris Guardaro

WESH 2 News

Orlando, FL, United States

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  • KOAT.com

Recent articles by Chris:

Will Florida enact a statewide mask mandate?

Would you like to see Gov. Ron DeSantis issue a mask mandate for Florida? → Read More

Floridians continue to struggle with DEO's unemployment website

/“I spent an hour and a half not getting anywhere once I was actually in the system.” → Read More

Orange County tourism spending down 95% from last year

Diamond is optimistic the reopening of Disney World, Universal Studios and SeaWorld will bring back some much-needed visitors. → Read More

Osceola School Board votes in favor of three-option plan for returning to school

Parents have until July 15 to decide which option is best for their child. → Read More

Orange County opens coronavirus relief funding to more businesses

County leaders expanded who can apply this week. → Read More

Photographer: Photos used as exhibits in liquor suspension at UCF-area bar were from last year

The emergency suspension used two photos as exhibits of guests not socially distancing at The Knight's Pub. WESH 2 News spoke with the photographer who said the two photos were taken last July. → Read More

Some Orlando business owners chose to temporarily close due to increase of COVID cases

On Mills Avenue, a few bars are putting up signs that say they are closing again as a precaution. → Read More

New poll: Perception of police, confederate symbols changing following George Floyd’s death

New polling from Quinnipiac University shows in the three years since Johnny Reb was taken away from Lake Eola Park, support for removing Confederate statues has grown 19% nationwide. → Read More

Orange County sees rise in asymptomatic coronavirus cases

The most recent data from Orange County health officials says 21% of people who test positive for COVID-19 are asymptomatic. → Read More

Orange County to reopen $1,000 COVID-19 assistance portal with fixes

'Dangling hope in front of someone who hasn't worked since March,' applicants describe issues with Orange CARES system → Read More

Orange County's coronavirus relief portal to accept applications once again Monday

Orange County officials are trying to address some of the problems people had earlier this week when applying for money from the county’s coronavirus relief. → Read More

Orange County sees jump in positive coronavirus cases

The Florida Department of Health claims about half of the new coronavirus cases in Orange County are from people who are between 20 and 40 years old. → Read More

UCF announces plans for students to return to campus

The plan includes half capacity limits in every building, vigorous cleaning efforts and staff and students must wear masks inside. → Read More

'It's a movement,': Protesters march through downtown Orlando for sixth day

"For us, it means everything because people are still showing up. I'm here every single day and I love to see the fact that people are still showing up and I keep seeing a lot of new faces," Luis Berrios said. → Read More

Orange County Convention Center discusses reopening plans

The OCCC's Executive Director wants the convention center to welcome guests again July 14, but Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings would have to approve of his plan. → Read More

'That could have been me': Protesters in Orange County want justice for George Floyd

“That could have been me. When I see people live Trayvon, like Tamir, like George. That could be my son. I could be George." → Read More

Florida furloughed employees struggling to receive unemployment benefits

A furloughed Disney employee said his application has been pending for weeks and has not received any money. → Read More

75% of the small business funding must be used for employee payroll

Business who are using the Small Business Administration's Paycheck Protection Program money have to spend the money by the end of June. → Read More

Lake County Schools will host traditional graduation

The school board originally wanted a drive-in version, but hundreds of parents say it wouldn't be the same. → Read More

Orange County Public Schools working on proposals to reopen to students this fall

The district is working on proposals to reopen schools to students this fall. → Read More