Elizabeth Koh - Times/Herald  Tallahassee Bureau

Times/Herald Tallahassee Bureau

Elizabeth Koh is a staff writer in the Miami Herald/Tampa Bay Times Tallahassee bureau, covering the Florida Legislature and state government. A Brown University graduate, she has also reported for the Washington Post and the Dallas Morning News' Washington, D.C. bureau.

  1. The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County identified a positive case of hepatitis A in a food service worker at Hamburger Mary's in Ybor City on Oct. 22, 2018. [JOSH FIALLO | Times]
    Slightly more than 200,000 people have been vaccinated this year — a huge jump from the 49,324 people vaccinated in all of 2018.
  2. The Agency for Persons with Disabilities
    Potential changes could affect virtually every client that receives services through the state’s disabilities program, to save tens of millions from the agency’s bottom line.
  3. A cop car and police tape help form a perimeter outside of a mass stabbing at Dyke Industries in Tallahassee on Wednesday morning.
    A suspect is in custody, according to police.
  4. Workers cover stained glass windows with plywood sections at the Santa Maria del Mar Catholic Church in preparation for Hurricane Dorian in Flagler Beach last week.
    Dozens of facilities, fearing days of power outages or water damage in low-lying evacuation areas, have moved patients and residents to other facilities and buildings inland.
  5. Florida Department of Health staffers set up beds at an evacuation shelter for people with special needs, in preparation for Hurricane Dorian, at Dr. David L. Anderson Middle School in Stuart, Fla., Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Some coastal areas are under a mandatory evacuation since the path of the storm is still uncertain. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
    Florida officials were left to ask themselves an unanswerable question: Where might Dorian hit next?
  6. Hollywood Beach lifeguard Nelson Sarduy looks on from the tower on Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019  in Hollywood, Fla. The latest forecast says Hurricane Dorian is expected to stay just off shore of Florida and skirt the coast of Georgia, with the possibility of landfall still a threat on Wednesday, and then continuing up to South Carolina early Thursday.  (David Santiago/Miami Herald via AP)
    Early Sunday afternoon, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he was suspending tolls in South Florida.
  7. President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate is shown, Wednesday, July 10, 2019, in Palm Beach, Fla. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
    President Donald Trump’s “Winter White House” is preparing for the monster storm.
  8. Gov. Ron DeSantis on Friday. [News Service of Florida]
    Speaking at the state Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee Friday morning, DeSantis said the storm is expected to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to much of the peninsula.
  9. A woman is transported from The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills as patients are evacuated after a loss of air conditioning due to Hurricane Irma in Hollywood in 2017. Nine have died and patients had to be moved out of the facility, many of them on stretchers or in wheelchairs. Authorities have launched a criminal investigation to figure out what went wrong and who, if anyone, was to blame. [Amy Beth Bennett | South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP]
    Out of 687 nursing homes in the state, 400 — 58.2 percent — have been given more than an additional year by state officials to meet the requirements.
  10. Florida's historic Old Capitol and new Capitol can be seen in Tallahassee, where on Tuesday lawmakers begin their annual session.
    In another blow to transparency in a state that touts its open records law, administrators at the Agency for Persons with Disabilities cite federal law in withholding the names of those commenting...