Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Barbara Feingold and Daniel Cane to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees

On January 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Barbara Feingold and Daniel Cane to the Florida Atlantic University Board of Trustees. Barbara Feingold Feingold, of Delray Beach, is the Senior Vice President of Managed Care of North America Dental and a former member of the State Board of Education. She is a […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Jeff Condello and Bill Christy to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees

On January 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Jeff Condello and Bill Christy to the University of Central Florida Board of Trustees. Jeff Condello Condello, of Windermere, is President and Chief Executive Officer of Randall Construction, a company named for his mother, he started in 1986. Condello has volunteered his time with […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints William “Will” Weatherford to the University of South Florida Board of Trustees

On January 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of William “Will” Weatherford to the University of South Florida Board of Trustees. William “Will” Weatherford Weatherford, of Wesley Chapel, is a Managing Partner of Weatherford Capital and former Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives. He is a member of the Florida Council of […]

State of Florida Announces COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Hillsborough County

On January 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management announced a new state-supported COVID-19 vaccination site at the University Mall, 2200 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612. This site will be open seven days a week, 8 a.m. – 4 p.m. and will offer the vaccine to all individuals 65 years […]

State of Florida Announces Two Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Sites in Miami and Jacksonville

On January 20, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, the Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management launched two new COVID-19 vaccination sites, one at the Miami Marlins Stadium, and the other at the Regency Square Mall in Jacksonville. Both sites will be open seven days a week and will offer the vaccine to all individuals 65 years of […]

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

On January 19, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Jupiter, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the expansion of the state’s partnership with Publix to establish COVID-19 vaccination sites at an additional 137 Publix locations. The Governor announced the expansion of this partnership at Publix Super Markets in Jupiter, Cape Coral and Rockledge. New vaccination sites will be established at Publix pharmacies throughout six counties: […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Applauds Federal Approval to Continue the Low-Income Pool Program

On January 15, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis commended the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for approving the continuation of the Low-Income Pool (LIP) program in Florida. The Agency for Health Care Administration (Agency) reached an agreement with the CMS to extend the 1115 Managed Medical Assistance waiver that allows for the continuation of the LIP […]

Florida Leads the Nation in Vaccinating Seniors

On January 15, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Florida announces more than 500,000 seniors vaccinated to date Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis provided an update on Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution progress, highlighting steps the state is taking to increase vaccination sites and put Florida’s Seniors First. Among states that publicly report on vaccinations for seniors, Florida is the first state in the nation […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces $85.8 Million in CARES Act Funding to Address Housing Instability and Homelessness in Florida

On January 14, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Florida received $85.8 million in CARES Act funding to address housing instability and homelessness across the state. The funds, which are being released in two separate disbursements ($20 million and $65 million), will be used to provide rental assistance, support emergency shelters, and conduct street outreach programs to […]

State of Florida Announces New COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Fort Lauderdale

On January 14, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. – This week, the Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management partnered with Broward Health to launch a new COVID-19 vaccinate site at Inter Miami CF Stadium at Lockhart Park in Fort Lauderdale. The site will be open Monday through Friday. The site will offer the vaccine to all individuals 65 years […]