State Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees issued a Public Health Advisory Thursday January 21st, prioritizing Florida residents for the Covid-19 Vaccines. Gov. Ron DeSantis said publicly that the shots should be reserved for part-time or full-time residents of the Sunshine State. In his order, Rivkees... Read More.
Publix will soon offer COVID-19 vaccinations in 105 stores across 12 counties in Florida. Those who are 65 and older can receive the vaccines by appointment only and at no cost. Those with health insurance need... Read More.
Due to the limited supply of doses provided by the State of Florida and the overwhelming response from our community the DeSoto Memorial is temporarily suspending appointments for the COVID-19 vaccination. Individuals who have previously called and are on the waiting list will... Read More.
COVID-19 VACCINATION TO BEGIN IN DESOTO COUNTY - PRIORITY GROUPS (65+) The Florida Department of Health in DeSoto County will be offering doses of the Moderna vaccine to seniors age 65 and older beginning Wednesday, January 6, at 9:00 a.m. The County has a limited supply of... Read More.
More than 200 infections in DeSoto County in November 2020 have been sourced to the DeSoto Correctional Institution. According to the DeSoto County’s Emergency Management Agency contact tracing information reached the result. The Department of Health for COVID-19 contact tracing notified the agency.
Charlotte County Sheriffs Office Media Release Charlotte County, FL- Since the very beginning of the pandemic, the Charlotte County Jail has put the health of inmates and staff at the very peak of importance. Extensive cleaning and sanitizing procedures take place daily as well as temperature checks... Read More.
Tallahassee, Fla. – Governor Ron DeSantis provided an update on Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan, including details on the state’s initial allocation of 179,400 doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Text from Governor DeSantis’ video message as delivered is provided below: Hi, I’m Governor Ron DeSantis. This week... Read More.
Florida – Despite coronavirus cases surging nationwide and more and more governors turning to more stringent health measures, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis continues to remain unchanged on his long-held strategy: No mask mandates, few... Read More.
DeSoto County is seeing increases in COVID-19 cases and in hospitalizations. According to the Florida Department of Health, Miami-Dade and DeSoto County have the state's highest rates of new coronavirus cases. The two counties have the state’s highest rates of new coronavirus cases out of... Read More.
Tallahassee- Governor DeSantis took to YouTube today to discuss the promising news regarding efforts to combat COVID-19. DeSantis said the State of Florida is prepared to work with the federal government to distribute vaccines to Florida hospitals in the upcoming weeks, as well as... Read More.