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 […]

Governor Ron DeSantis: Booster Shots for Pfizer and Moderna Vaccines Necessary Regardless of Manner of Distribution

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

Tallahassee, Fla. – Today, as part of his ongoing efforts to put Florida’s Seniors First, Governor Ron DeSantis released the following statement regarding booster shots for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines: Governor DeSantis said, “While there is talk at the federal level regarding how to distribute vaccine doses and whether booster shots should be ‘held back,’ Florida […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Akhil Agrawal to the Broward College District Board of Trustees

On January 13, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Akhil Agrawal to the Broward College District Board of Trustees. Akhil Agrawal Agrawal, of Weston, recently retired after 28 years as Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of American Medical Depot. He currently serves as Director of the Agrawal Family Foundation and Managing Director […]

Governor Ron DeSantis Appoints Three to the Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees

On January 13, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Tallahassee, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced the appointment of Lee Maggard, Robin Schneider and John Mitten to the Pasco-Hernando State College District Board of Trustees. Lee Maggard Maggard, of Zephyrhills, is an Associate Vice President and Commercial Relationship Manager with CenterState Bank. He has been involved with the Rotary Club of Zephyrhills and […]

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

On January 13, 2021, in News Releases, by Staff

Naples, 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 Ponte Vedra Beach and Naples. New vaccination sites will be established at 40 select Publix […]

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 […]