The Government of Iceland reports around 4,500 people in the country have received their second vaccination injection against COVID-19 and will thus be considered fully vaccinated. The Directorate of Health is now finalizing a digital solution that enables those individuals to obtain a vaccination certificate online at www.heilsuvera.is. The certificate mustContinue Reading

On Monday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that by February 1st, the COVID-19 vaccine will have been offered to every resident and staff member to Florida’s nearly 700 nursing homes and over 3,000 assisted living facilities. This encouraging announcement follows another the Governor made late last week concerning vaccines andContinue 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

Today, 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 Memorial Hospital in Miami. 1) ExpandingContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Health (DOH) say that through December 30, 211,165 total people have received the first vaccine dose. The breakdown by age is as follows: 16-24 years 6,047, 25-34 years 32,367, 35-44 years 38,525, 45-54 years 41,251, 55-64 years 42,557, 65-74 years 28,338, 75-84 years 13,266 and 85+ years 8,814 Dade County (26,150) and BrowardContinue Reading

Hillsborough County, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County, will begin vaccinating residents age 65 and older on Wednesday, Jan. 6. Hillsborough has allocated an initial 4,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to be distributed to front line health care workers and the vulnerable population ofContinue Reading

At least 70 percent of Medicare-eligible seniors say they want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 “at the earliest opportunity” or soon after seeing others “safely benefiting”, according to an eight-city survey announced today by ChenMed, one of the nation’s leading primary care providers. More than 1,500 at-risk elderly in Cincinnati,Continue Reading

This week, 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 vaccine will be distributed toContinue Reading

On Thursday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis provided an update on Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan after returning from a Washington, D.C. meeting, which includes details on the state’s initial allocation of 179,400 doses of the Pfizer vaccine. “The federal government has allocated Florida 179,400 doses of the Pfizer vaccine forContinue Reading

On Wednesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis provided an update on new therapeutics to treat COVID-19, as well as Florida’s vaccine distribution plan once vaccines are approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Watch the Governor’s update by clicking the image below or clicking HERE. Wednesday’s update follows Governor DeSantis’ recentContinue Reading