Florida is suing the Biden Administration in federal district court to overturn the unlawful “Conditional Sailing Order” enacted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). “We must allow our cruise liners and their employees to get back to work and safely set sail again,” said Governor Ron DeSantis.Continue Reading

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

Jeanie Seaver of Tarpon Springs, Fla., recently won the 2020-2021 Women’s U.S. Amateur Pool Championship.  Seaver bested a field of the top amateur poolplayers from across the United States to win the sport’s most prestigious amateur women’s title. The U.S. Amateur Championship was produced and conducted by the American PoolplayersContinue Reading

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced issuing Executive Order (Number 21-81) “Prohibiting COVID-19 Vaccine Passports” in a tweet Friday: Today I issued an executive order prohibiting the use of so-called COVID-19 vaccine passports. The Legislature is working on making permanent these protections for Floridians and I look forward to signing themContinue 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

Several Florida healthcare professionals Thursday released the following statements, applauding Governor Ron DeSantis for leading the charge and the Florida Legislature for the Senate’s passage of SB 72 by Sen. Jeff Brandes, legislation to help guard against meritless lawsuits involving Covid-19 claims: Steve Bahmer, President and CEO of LeadingAge Florida:Continue Reading

On Tuesday, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that CVS Health will administer COVID-19 vaccines at 76 additional CVS Pharmacy locations across Florida. The additional 76 retail locations announced are in addition to the 81 stores previously announced–bringing the total number of CVS Health vaccination sites to 157. “I’m pleased toContinue Reading

Beginning today, James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital & Clinics (JAHVH) will begin offering COVID-19 vaccine to all Veterans who are patients of the JAHVH system of care, regardless of age or medical condition. Vaccines are free and will be available by appointment only, as supply allows, at the main hospital andContinue Reading

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services is reporting an outbreak of Equine Herpesvirus Myeloencephalopathy (EHM) at a boarding facility in Marion County. The first confirmed case of a horse with neurological signs was reported by a private veterinary practitioner earlier this week. The horse subsequently tested positive forContinue Reading

Former Mayor of Brooksville, Florida, Kevin Hohn, has been arrested and charged by federal criminal complaint with possession and distribution of images depicting the sexual abuse of children. According to the criminal complaint, in September and December 2020, investigators identified a certain internet protocol address as having distributed images andContinue Reading