Friday, August 14, 2020
Crist, who represents parts of Pinellas County, announced that the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is sending almost $450,000 to the health centers to “help deliver quality healthcare to under- or non-insured Pinellas residents.”
Scott also urged the agency to hold regular conference calls with state and local health officials to provide up-to-date information and resources available to combat coronavirus.
President Trump knows that the American people deserve better than inferior medical care at exorbitant prices, and he knows what it takes to deliver the outcomes we expect at prices we can afford. By getting federal bureaucrats out of the way, he’s allowing medical professionals like me to do what we do best: provide our patients with the care and support they need to live long, healthy lives.
“With so many of our pharmaceuticals now exclusively manufactured overseas in countries like China, it’s critical that the federal government take a hard look at our dependence on foreign suppliers of essential, lifesaving medications and make recommendations to better protect Americans from receiving contaminated drugs,” said Posey.
“The nationwide investigation is exploring JUUL’s marketing and sales practices—including the targeting of youth, claims regarding nicotine content, and statements regarding risks, safety and effectiveness as a smoking cessation device,” Moody’s office noted.
Patronis said the Panhandle could be vulnerable to coronavirus.
Dr. Jerry Parrish, the chief economist of the Florida Chamber Foundation, weighed in on Tuesday on how the coronavirus outbreak could impact the Sunshine State. 
With worries about the impact of coronavirus on the rise, U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., is backing a proposal to create a permanent fund “to enable quick and effective responses to future public health emergencies.”
Patronis issued a statement following a call on Tuesday with the Florida Fire Chiefs Association, Urban Search and Rescue Teams, and other Florida fire service leaders.
At the end of last week, U.S. Rep. John Rutherford, R-Fla., announced his support for U.S. Rep. David Trone’s, D-Mary., “Crisis Stabilization and Community Reentry Act.”