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Marco Rubio Joins GOP Senators in Trying to Stop Feds from Paying Illegals

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., threw his support behind an amendment from U.S. Sen. Steve Daines, R-Mont., to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) “to block President Joe Biden’s reported plan to provide $450,000...

Ron DeSantis Wants Feds to Quickly Approve Florida’s Canadian Prescription Drug Importation Program

These drugs will be for individuals who are under the care of the Agency for Persons with Disabilities (APD), Department of Children and Families (DCF), Department of Corrections (FDC), and Department of Health (DOH).

Matt Gaetz Backs Joe Neguse’s Animal Cruelty Enforcement Act

According to Neguse’s office, the bill “would establish a dedicated Animal Cruelty Crimes Division at the Department of Justice to aid in the investigation, enforcement, and prosecution of felony animal cruelty crimes.”

Casey DeSantis: Mental Health Awareness Part of Florida’s Response to COVID-19

Florida’s state agencies have coordinated with the Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health during the public health emergency to ensure Floridians have access to free mental health resources and necessary support.

Ron DeSantis Moves Florida to Level II to Coordinate Statewide Response to COVID-19

The governor’s directive follows an announcement from the Florida Department of Health (DOH) that two individuals have died and two new presumptive positive cases were confirmed in Broward County. Over the weekend, DOH announced a new presumptive positive case in Lee County. The individual is isolated and being appropriately cared for. 

Florida Community Health Centers Ready to Work With DOH on Coronavirus

Recent actions at the federal level have placed efforts combating COVID-19 as Congress’ top priority. FQHCs, the state’s primary care safety net, play an important role in Florida’s response to this outbreak.

Florida Medical Association Praises Ron DeSantis’ Efforts Against Coronavirus

The Florida Medical Association (FMA), which represents more than 25,000 doctors across the Sunshine State, offered praise for Gov. Ron DeSantis’ early efforts against coronavirus (COVID-19), including working with the medical community on the matter. 

Casey DeSantis: Fed Sending Almost $59 Million to Florida to Help Fight Opioid Addiction

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.
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Florida Department of Health Warns About Medical Marijuana Scams

To combat the problem, the DOH offered a variety of tips.