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Publix, National Audubon Society Working Together to Help Restore Western Everglades

Last week, Publix and the National Audubon Society announced the results of the first phase of their collaboration in the Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary of the western Everglades. To date, 200 acres of invasive willows and...
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Pinellas County Educator Named Florida’s Teacher of the Year

Sarah Ann Painter was selected from among nearly 185,000 Florida public school teachers.

Ron DeSantis: 97 Walgreens Across Florida to Offer COVID-19 Vaccines

Appointments are now to begin vaccine administration tomorrow.

Ron DeSantis Announces More COVID-19 Vaccination Sites at Walmart and Publix Locations

On Tuesday, Gov. Ron DeSantis was in Jacksonville where he announced additional COVID-19 vaccination sites across the state of Florida through the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.
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Ron DeSantis: Florida Will Offer COVID-19 Vaccines to Bay of Pigs Veterans

On Monday, Gov. Ron DeSantis visited the Bay of Pigs Museum and Library to announce that the state of Florida will be offering the COVID-19 vaccine to veterans of the Bay of Pigs Invasion, the soldiers of Brigade 2506, as part of a new pilot announced last week to vaccinate homebound seniors, which the governor kicked off last week with the vaccination of Holocaust survivors.

Ron DeSantis, Dave Kerner: More than 40 Percent of Seniors Vaccinated in Palm Beach...

As of Friday, more than 46,000 seniors in Palm Beach County alone have been vaccinated, which represents more than 40 percent of all seniors in the county. Statewide, Florida continues to exceed the rest of the nation in vaccinations of seniors with more than 1.3 million seniors vaccinated, which accounts for 31 percent of all seniors in the state.

Ron DeSantis Takes Aim at Biden White House Over Vaccinations

The tiff started when White House spokesperson Jen Psaki singled out Florida as a place that had plenty of vaccines. DeSantis defended the state by explaining that what Florida has in stock are second doses already promised to seniors and that his administration would not renege on that promise for the booster shot.

Publix Starts Administering COVID-19 Vaccinations in Nassau, Pasco and Pinellas Counties

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.

Ron DeSantis: More Than a Million Seniors in Florida Received COVID-19 Vaccine

Florida is leading among all states in vaccinations of individuals 65 years of age and older. In addition to more than 1 million seniors vaccinated, the state is on track to have offered the COVID-19 vaccine to every resident and staff member in Florida’s almost 700 nursing homes and over 3,000 assisted living facilities by the end of the month.

Ron DeSantis: Publix Stores in Northwest Florida Will Serve as COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

“Our initial pilot with Publix was so successful that I am excited to announce Florida is expanding our partnership into 26 additional Publix pharmacies in five counties in Northwestern Florida,” DeSantis announced on Tuesday.  

Anna Eskamani Wants Florida Democrats to Move to the Left

Anna Eskamani just won reelection to the Florida House but the Orlando Democrat is already thinking ahead to the next election--and what her party can do differently after a series of stinging defeats in...
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Ron DeSantis: FDEM Working with Home Depot, Publix to Add COVID-19 Testing Sites

DeSantis made this announcement at the first Home Depot testing site in Boca Raton. FDEM is providing staffing and personal protective equipment. Each of these test sites will be able to conduct up to 100 tests per day. Tests will be sent to Quest Diagnostics and results will be available within five to seven days.