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Monday, January 4, 2021
Please Complete This Short Survey on Vaccines!!

Please complete this one-minute survey on whether your communities have been scheduled to receive the vaccine and when. We are hearing that some communities are being scheduled in March. This is unacceptable.


PLEASE DO YOUR BEST TO RESPOND BY 5 P.M. TODAY

During Governor DeSantis' press conference this morning, he reiteriated that Florida is putting Seniors First and announced four new actions that will expand the vaccine to Floridians 65 and older, as well as continued efforts to vaccinate frontline health care workers and long-term care facility residents. Partnerships with Florida hospitals remain critical to our efforts, but this alone is not enough to reach our vaccination goals.
 
To that end, the Governor is directing the Florida Division of Emergency Management to partner with the Florida Department of Health to identify additional sites to administer the vaccine and to be open 7 days per week, including the conversion of state-supported testing sites and partnerships with places of worship in underserved communities.

He is also directing the Division to hire additional nurses to support these sites and accelerate vaccinations in Florida’s over 3,000 assisted living facilities. We will continue to build on these efforts in the coming weeks.