Tag: vaccine

Ashley Moody Continues the Fight Against Biden’s Vaccine Mandate for Federal Contractors

Florida Attorney General Ashley Moody announced on Thursday she is continuing to fight President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandate for federal contractors. Moody announced she is leading a coalition of 21 state attorneys general in filing...
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Brian Mast Introduces Bill to Stop Employers From Asking About Employee’s Vaccination Status

This week, U.S. Rep. Brian Mast, R-Fla., brought out a proposal to “prohibit employers from inquiring about an employee’s vaccination status.” Mast introduced the “Employee Privacy Act” on Wednesday and he weighed in on the...

New Poll Shows Most Americans Don’t Trust Biden to Offer Accurate COVID Information

According to a new Axios-Ipsos poll, 53 percent of Americans said they did not have faith in President Biden when it comes to providing accurate information about COVID-19. Back in January, most Americans--58 percent--trusted Biden...
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Al Lawson: $3 Million Headed to North Florida to Increase Vaccinations in Underserved Communities

On Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Al Lawson, D-Fla., announced $3 million in federal funds is headed to Florida’s Fifth Congressional District for community-based efforts to increase vaccinations in underserved communities. The funding is a part of...
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Will Florida Companies Require Employees Get COVID Vaccine?

Almost two-thirds--63 percent--of the businesses surveyed will require proof that their employees have been vaccinated. 

South Florida Congressional Reps Champion Resolution Calling on All Americans to Get Vaccinated

Last week, U.S. House members representing South Florida championed a resolution “expressing support for COVID-19 vaccines and affirming their safety and efficacy" and “recognizes the importance of the vaccine for curbing community spread and preventing sickness and death from COVID-19 and encourages all eligible Americans to get vaccinated as soon as possible.
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Ron DeSantis: Florida Lowering COVID-19 Vaccination Age to 40 on Monday, All Adults...

In a video released to make the announcement, DeSantis said his plan of giving seniors vaccines first “is paying off" and noted more than 3.2 million seniors in the Sunshine State have gotten the vaccine, more than 70 percent.

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.