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1/7/2021

Notice of Public Meeting- Request for Proposal RFP-DEM-20-21-005 Disaster Housing

Request for Proposal RFP-DEM-20-21-005 Disaster Housing The Division will hold a public opening of the Proposals at the date and time below. Anyone who wants to attend, may so via conference call. At this time, the Division is not open to the public. At the time of the meeting, the Division will...

1/6/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Miami Hard Rock Stadium is Opening as the First State-Supported Vaccination and Testing Site

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that Hard Rock Stadium is opening as the first state operated COVID-19 drive-thru vaccination site. The Miami Hard Rock site began administering the first doses of the vaccine today as a soft launch and will open fully on Friday, January 8. Watch the...

1/5/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Partnership with Publix to Open COVID-19 Vaccination Sites

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) and Florida Department of Health (FDOH) have partnered with Publix Supermarkets to establish COVID-19 vaccination sites. Governor DeSantis made this announcement at the first Publix...

1/5/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Four New Actions to Increase COVID-19 Vaccinations and Prioritize Seniors

Governor Ron DeSantis announced four new actions the state is taking to continue its proactive approach to increase vaccinations and reaffirmed his commitment of putting Florida’s Seniors first. The Governor made the announcement during visits to Orlando Health in Seminole County and Jackson...

12/30/2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Provides Week Three Update of COVID-19 Vaccine Plan and Affirms Florida’s Commitment to Prioritizing Seniors 65+

Governor joined by Palm Beach County Mayor Dave Kerner and the Palm Beach County Department of Health to kick off vaccinations for 300 senior residents at Kings Point Today, Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference at Kings Point in Delray Beach to provide an update regarding Week Three of...

12/30/2020

Governor Ron DeSantis, Hospital CEOs Announce Distribution Plan for Weekly COVID-19 Vaccine Allocation and Recognize Statewide Progress on Vaccine Distribution

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the State of Florida's distribution plan for this week's allocation of the COVID-19 vaccine. The Governor also recognized statewide progress on vaccine distribution. "Thanks to our state's strong partnership with the federal government and Florida hospitals, more...

12/29/2020

Florida Department of Health Issues Update on COVID-19 12/29/20

Today, the Florida Department of Health (DOH), issued an update on COVID-19 in Florida. The reported positivity rate is 22.75 percent, which should be interpreted with caution due to reduced hours and closures at doctor’s offices, public testing sites, and laboratories for the holidays. These...

12/23/2020

Florida Division of Emergency Management Celebrates Accomplishments in 2020

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis and the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM) highlight the state of Florida's response efforts to COVID-19 taken this year, in addition to the Division supporting Floridians recovering from hurricanes while preparing for future storms and other...

12/19/2020

Florida Department of Health Issues Update on COVID-19 12/19/20

Today, the Florida Department of Health issued an update on COVID-19. This week, the first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were received in Florida, and are being administered to front-line health care workers and long-term care facility staff and residents. To provide Floridians with the latest...

12/19/2020

Florida Department of Health Issues Update on COVID-19 12/18/20

Today, the Florida Department of Health issued an update on COVID-19. The COVID-19 daily reports continue to be updated daily and the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard also continues to be updated daily. Please find all daily reports here. Hospitalizations: As posted on the Agency...

12/17/2020

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT Governor Ron DeSantis Visits Long-Term Care Facility in Pompano Beach

Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference at Tampa General Hospital to announce the arrival of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. The Governor was joined by Florida Division of Emergency Management Director Jared Moskowitz and Tampa General Hospital (TGH) President and CEO John...

12/17/2020

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Distribution Plan for Allocation of Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the State of Florida's initial distribution plan for Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine. Florida is preparing to receive 367,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, pending Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Doses of the Moderna...

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