Quick Hits: April 2, 2020


The WoodenBoat School said it is proceeding with its summer class schedule but also preparing to cancel all sessions if COVID-19 trends do not improve. Courses start in mid-June and run through late summer at the school’s Brooklin, Maine, campus. An application can be found here. A 50 percent discount on tuition is being offered to full-time high school and college students.

After resisting a statewide stay-at-home order, Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida is signing an executive order limiting all activity to essential businesses for the next 30 days, starting Friday, according to the Miami Herald. Florida is the 34th state to ask residents to stay home to prevent the spread of COVID-19.