Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Sites at Publix Super Markets

On January 12, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Panama City Beach, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the expansion of the state’s partnership with Publix to establish COVID-19 vaccination sites at select Publix locations in Florida. The Governor announced the expansion of this partnership at Publix Super Markets in Niceville and Panama City Beach. New Vaccination sites will be established at 26 select Publix […]

CDC to Reverse Course and Follow Florida’s Lead Prioritizing “Seniors First” for Vaccinations

On January 12, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. –  Per reports, the United States Center for Disease Control (CDC) will announce new vaccine deployment recommendations that mirror Florida’s unique strategy. Florida’s fifth week of vaccine distribution is currently underway, and the state has continued to prioritize vaccine access to seniors age 65 and older – a strategy that initially went above […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Florida’s Participation in Federal Emergency Rental Assistance Program

On January 12, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the State of Florida has submitted confirmation to the United States Department of the Treasury that it will take part in the Emergency Rental Assistance Program established under the federal COVID-19 relief legislation signed into law on December 27th, 2020. The program will provide $1.4 billion in emergency rental […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Provides Update on Florida’s COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution and Accountability

On January 12, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis provided an update on Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution, how the state is continuing to remain focused on keeping Florida’s Seniors First and leading the way on prioritizing those 65 and older for the vaccine. Watch the Governor’s update by clicking the image below or clicking HERE. Text from […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Florida Leading in Prioritizing Seniors

On January 11, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Florida leading the nation on vaccinations of seniors 65+ based on publicly available data from other states Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, as Florida enters its fifth week of vaccine distribution, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted Florida’s progress on vaccinating seniors age 65 and older. Since the beginning of the public health emergency, Governor DeSantis has put Florida’s Seniors […]

ICYMI: Governor Ron DeSantis Visits COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Partnership with Local Churches

On January 10, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Lynn Haven, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference at the Lynn Haven Senior Center to highlight COVID-19 vaccination sites at seven locations across the state in partnership with local churches. Watch the Governor’s event by clicking HERE. On Monday, Governor DeSantis directed the Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Provides Update on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Efforts

On January 9, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis provided an update on Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution efforts, highlighting steps the state is taking to increase vaccinations and put Florida’s Seniors First. Watch the Governor’s update by clicking the image below or clicking HERE. Text from Governor DeSantis’ video message as delivered is provided below:   Hi, this is […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Nearly $20 Million in Awards to Assist Communities in Developing Plans to Enhance Resiliency

On January 8, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. –  Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that nearly $20 million has been awarded to 37 counties, municipalities, educational institutions, and non-profit organizations through the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity’s (DEO) Rebuild Florida General Planning Support Program. The program, administered by DEO, provides funding for communities and organizations to develop or enhance state, regional, […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Expansion of Lending Guidelines for the Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund Approved by the United States Economic Development Administration

On January 8, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the expansion of lending guidelines for the Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund recently approved by the United States Economic Development Administration (EDA). The Rebuild Florida Business Loan Fund, administered by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) in partnership with EDA, is a revolving loan fund that […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Highlights Vaccination Efforts in Indian River County

On January 7, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Vero Beach, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted COVID-19 vaccination efforts in Indian River County at the Vero Beach Fairgrounds and Expo Center. This drive-thru vaccination site has the capacity for 500 vaccinations per day and is available to seniors 65 years of age and older. To watch the Governor’s event, click HERE. This week, Governor […]