Thursday, February 20, 2020
WalletHub determined the Sunshine State's ranking based on 18 metrics involving the immunization rates of children and teenagers, the vaccination rates of adults and the elderly and immunization uptake disparities and influencing factors.
A Republican congressman from Florida has teamed up with a Democrat from California to ask the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) about their long-term care plans for veterans suffering from traumatic brain injuries (TBI), including focusing on assisted living programs.
Noting the high levels of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) contamination around military bases across the Sunshine State, including MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa, this week state Sen. Janet Cruz brought back a bill “to ensure Floridians with...
On Thursday, Florida TaxWatch (FTW) brought out a report on the Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). The report “finds that participants in this innovative program enjoy a higher quality of care, improved quality of life, and consume...
On Monday, Florida First Lady Casey DeSantis was on the First Coast to continue her fight against opioid abuse and work on Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). As part of her Hope for Healing Florida initiative, DeSantis toured UF Health Jacksonville’s...
The funds will be sent out over three years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) which will go to the Florida Department of Health (DOH) in partnership with the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) and county health departments in Broward, Duval and Palm Beach Counties.
A federal judge is expected to produce a ruling by the end of the week on Tampa’s controversial ban of “conversion therapy” which was designed to get children with same-sex attractions to become straight. 
With 13 months to go until the election, President Donald Trump is headed to Florida this week and Medicare will be front and center.
The U.S. Department of Justice - Southern Florida District announced 30 individuals charged with offenses relating to their alleged participation in various schemes to defraud Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance. According to the Department of Justice, the defendants' conduct...
The effort is part of DeSantis’ Hope for Healing Florida campaign, which strives to combine the resources and efforts of the public and private sectors to better serve Floridians struggling with mental health and substance abuse.