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Ron DeSantis: Florida Leads the Nation in Vaccinating Seniors

At the end of last week, Gov. Ron DeSantis provided an update on Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution progress, highlighting steps the state is taking to increase vaccination sites and put Florida’s seniors first.

Ron DeSantis: Florida Making Progress in Offering COVID-19 Vaccines to Seniors

Since the beginning of the public health emergency, DeSantis has directed that individuals 65 and older be prioritized to receive the vaccine. As a result of this direction, more than 301,000 individuals age 65 and older have been vaccinated in Florida – more than 50 percent of the total vaccinated in the state. This is an increase of more than 223,000 seniors over the course of one week.
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State Government Working With Publix to Have COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

“Through a partnership with FDEM and FDOH, Publix is receiving 15,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to launch a new pilot program at 22 select Publix Supermarkets, beginning Friday, January 8. Appointments can be made beginning Thursday, January 7,” the governor’s office noted. 
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