On Sunday, the iconic new magazine, 60 Minutes, attempted one of the biggest smears in media history regarding Florida’s COVID-19 response and vaccine distribution efforts. The Washington Post sums it up this way: According to “60 Minutes,” critics alleged that DeSantis engaged in “pay-to-play” with his vaccine rollout, favoring theContinue Reading

Lakeland based supermarket chain, Publix, announced Thursday that the Publix Pharmacy administered its 1 millionth dose of COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. More than 140,000 additional doses have been administered at Publix locations in Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia. “When Publix was approached to assist in administering these life-saving vaccines, weContinue Reading

Julie Jenkins Fancelli is the daughter of Publix founder George W. Jenkins and the “heiress” has made headlines recently for her $300,000 contribution to a rally held by former President Donald Trump that preceded the Jan. 6 riot on the U.S. Capitol. The Lakeland-based grocery store chain is distancing themselvesContinue Reading

On Tuesday, Florida 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 vaccination site in Ocala. Through a partnership with FDEM and FDOH, Publix isContinue Reading

Publix Pharmacy is now filling prescriptions for pet medications in Florida. Available medications include treatments for common conditions, and most are eligible for delivery through ScriptDrop. Available medication categories include allergies antibiotics arthritis and anti-inflammatory bronchitis ear (antibiotic, anti-inflammatory and antifungal) endocrine (Addison’s Disease, Cushing’s Syndrome, diabetes and hypothyroidism) heartContinue Reading

Publix Pharmacy and ScriptDrop are collaborating to offer home delivery of prescriptions within a 5-mile radius of each in-store Publix Pharmacy for a $5 delivery fee. There are no limits on the number of prescriptions ordered for delivery; however, age-restricted products, controlled substances and prescriptions needing refrigeration are excluded. PrescriptionContinue Reading

Publix is ranked No. 23 on Fortune’s 2019 Best Workplaces for Diversity list. This list focuses on the experiences of women, people of color, members of the LGBTQ community, those with disabilities and those who belong to the baby boomer or older generations. Great Place to Work® analyzed survey feedback representing moreContinue Reading

Publix’s sales for the three months ended Sept. 28, 2019 were $9.3 billion, a 6.3% increase from $8.8 billion in 2018. Comparable store sales for the three months ended Sept. 28, 2019 increased 4.3%. The company estimates sales for the three months ended Sept. 28, 2019 increased 0.9% due toContinue Reading

In June, the Barnett family announced that 59-year-old Carol Jenkins Barnett, Chairman and President of Publix Super Markets Charities, has been diagnosed with younger onset Alzheimer’s disease. Due to her recent diagnosis, Mrs. Barnett has voluntarily decided to step down from the Board of Publix Super Markets, effective immediately, to focusContinue Reading