Tag: Dr. Scott Rivkees

Ron DeSantis Issues Executive Order Against School Mask Mandates

On Friday, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced he will do all he can to stop school mask mandates, saying that every parent should have the right to choose what is best for their child. 

CDC Director Visits FAMU to Weigh in on Coronavirus Pandemic

Redfield lauded FAMU for its efforts in hosting the COVID-19 testing site, which in addition to mitigation measures such as mask-wearing and social distancing and avoiding crowds, are key to slowing the spread of the virus.

Ron DeSantis Names Task Force to Explore the Safe and Limited Re-Opening of Long-Term...

Members of the task force will work together to develop guidelines on how to safely allow family members to visit their loved ones in Florida’s long-term care facilities where visitation has been prohibited since March due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Marco Rubio, Rick Scott Focus on Growing Threat of Coronavirus

The senators joined Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and other leaders in West Palm Beach on Friday to focus on coronavirus. 

Florida Officials in Tallahassee, Washington Ramp Up Fight Against Human Trafficking Before Super Bowl...

Earlier this week, Lt. Gov. Jeanette Nuñez and state Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees highlighted the role the Florida Department of Health has in battling human trafficking. Florida will play host to the National Football League’s (NFL) Super Bowl on Sunday in Miami Gardens.
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Ron DeSantis, Trump Administration Team Up on Importing Prescription Drugs From Canada

DeSantis and U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Sec. Alex Azar teamed up to annouce “HHS issued a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) and draft guidance for the plan” to import the drugs.

Florida Surgeon General Reshapes Leadership Team

Last week, Florida Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees announced three appointments to the Department of Health’s executive leadership team. Courtney Coppola has been promoted to Chief of Staff and will also serve as the Department’s...
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