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1/22/2021

Florida Approaching 1 Million Seniors Vaccinated

Governor Ron DeSantis joined 100-year-old WWII veteran Henry Sayler as he received vaccine Governor Ron DeSantis joined decorated World War II veteran and centenarian Henry Sayler to witness Sayler receiving his first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. This moment commemorates Florida nearing 1 million...

1/22/2021

Florida Leads the Nation in Vaccines for Ages 65+ with Seniors First Approach

Florida first in the nation in the vaccination of seniors 65+ based on publicly available data from other states Governor Ron DeSantis highlighted Florida's strong momentum on vaccinating seniors age 65 and older. Since the beginning of the public health emergency, Governor DeSantis has put...

1/22/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Sites at Publix Super Markets

Governor Ron DeSantis announced the expansion of the state's partnership with Publix to establish COVID-19 vaccination sites at an additional 137 Publix locations. The Governor announced the expansion of this partnership at Publix Super Markets in Jupiter, Cape Coral and Rockledge. New vaccination...

1/15/2021

Florida Department of Health Provides Week Five Updates on Florida’s Vaccination Efforts Under Governor DeSantis’ Leadership 01/15/21

~Florida Continues to Lead the Nation in Vaccinating Seniors~ Today, the Florida Department of Health issued an update on the progress of the state's vaccination efforts, as well as its weekly COVID-19 update. The State of Florida is in its fifth week of vaccine distribution and is preparing to...

1/14/2021

State of Florida Announces New COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Fort Lauderdale

This week, the Florida Department of Health and Florida Division of Emergency Management partnered with Broward Health to launch a new COVID-19 vaccinate site at Inter Miami CF Stadium at Lockhart Park in Fort Lauderdale. The site will be open Monday through Friday. The site will offer the vaccine...

1/11/2021

Florida Department of Health Highlights Proactive Actions and Progress on State's Vaccine Distribution Plan

The Florida Department of Health issued an update on the proactive actions and progress on the state's vaccine distribution plan, as well as its weekly COVID-19 update. The State of Florida is in its fourth week of vaccine distribution and doses have been delivered to all of Florida's 67 county...

1/11/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Visits COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Partnership with Local Churches

Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference at the Lynn Haven Senior Center to highlight COVID-19 vaccination sites at seven locations across the state in partnership with local churches. Watch the Governor's event by clicking HERE. On Monday, Governor DeSantis directed the Florida Division of...

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...

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