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DeSantis holds Lee County news conference on monoclonal antibody treatment

Gov. Ron DeSantis spoke in Fort Myers Wednesday at the Florida Department of Health – Lee. His message: Early treatment saves lives. DeSantis continued his tour across the state touting the success of monoclonal antibody treatment. “Since we’ve been doing those treatments, we’ve seen a decline in the hospital census for COVID, we’ve seen a […]

‘People are dying’: NCH doctor’s emotional plea for unity, vaccinations

The CEO of NCH Healthcare System and medical staff delivered a plea to the Southwest Florida community on Friday: Get vaccinated or we’ll pay the consequences. “We need to unify more than ever,” said Paul Hiltz during the update on the increasing number of COVID-19 cases and their plans to respond to the rise in […]

DeSantis holds two news conferences Thursday; announces Walgreens vaccine expansion

Governor Ron Desantis held a press conference from a Walgreens Pharmacy in Jacksonville Thursday at 11:30 a.m. He announced Walgreens will continue to roll out vaccine availability to more locations across the state. Click here for more information on the Walgreens vaccine. Watch the press conference in the player below or click here. DeSantis also […]

Florida expands vaccine program in minority communities

Florida will open coronavirus vaccine sites in six underserved minority communities around the state, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday, responding to criticism that such neighborhoods had been previously skipped. DeSantis also said he expects that Florida will be able to expand the list of who is eligible for a vaccine in March and is optimistic […]

Gov. DeSantis holds a press conference in Brooksville

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference in a Brooksville community to discuss vaccine distribution. The conference was held at the High Point Community, a 55+ golfing community, where seniors were getting vaccinated. DeSantis said a third of the vaccine allotments were going to members outside of the golfing community to seniors in Hernando County. […]

DeSantis wants new federally-supported sites to vaccinate law enforcement, teachers age 50+

Gov. Ron DeSantis held a press conference at the Navarro Discount Pharmacy in Hialeah on Tuesday. DeSantis said he wants federally-supported sites to be open for vaccinations to sworn law enforcement officers, and classroom teachers who are age 50 and over. Vaccination sites in Southwest Florida such as the old airport location in Bonita Springs […]