Saturday, July 24, 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has created a double whammy for rural men and their loved ones: Their access to medical care is often difficult because of long distances to travel for treatment, and they are less likely to have access to high-speed internet for telehealth visits.
On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced the addition of Nassau, Pasco and Pinellas Counties to the list of counties where Florida Publix pharmacies are administering the COVID-19 vaccine, bringing the total number to 325 in 23 counties.
While the call gained popularity is a few cities, its support from local officials has drastically dropped in the new year.
State Attorney General Ashley Moody’s efforts to protect Floridians and hold scammers accountable continue this week as Florida recognizes National Consumer Protection Week. 
On Thursday, the House passed the “ Bipartisan Background Checks Act” on a 227-203 vote. Every Democrat in the Florida delegation voted for the proposal. So did three Republicans from the Sunshine State as U.S. Reps. Vern Buchanan, Carlos Gimenez and Maria Elvira Salazar backed the proposal which would have background checks for every gun sale and transfer.
With more than 6 million Floridians vaccinated against COVID-19 and millions seeking an inoculation, on Monday, state Attorney General Ashley Moody encouraged vigilance against vaccine-related scams.
Unfortunately,‭ ‬most guys,‭ ‬not even many health care providers know that April is the month dedicated to making sure adolescent boys and men know about this potentially lethal problem.‭
OFR Commissioner Russell Weigel offered some guidance for investors.  
This week, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced that the city of Jacksonville will get almost $3.3 million from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). Jacksonville is getting $3,295,342 million from the Office of Public Health and...
“In 2017, there were an estimated 251,700 toy-related injuries treated in U.S. hospital emergency departments,” the FRF noted.