Tallahassee (CBSMiami/NSF) – Gov. Ron DeSantis on Tuesday extended for another 60 days the state of emergency for the coronavirus pandemic.
“As Florida recovers and re-launches its economy, l am committed to providing all available resources to assist Floridians and local communities with their efforts,” Tuesday’s order said.READ MORE: CBS4 Investigates: Man Accused Of Killing Ryan Rogers Could Have Faced Two Decades In Prison For Prior Crime
The extension maintained Jared Moskowitz, director of the Division of Emergency Management, as coordinating the state’s response to the pandemic.Glenneisha Darkins Perseveres During Art Week Despite Challenges
With an initial version issued on March 9, DeSantis’ orders have allowed the governor to direct funds where necessary for supplies, equipment and personnel, let out-of-state medical professionals practice in Florida and let pharmacists prescribe up to 30-day emergency refills of prescription drugs.
A previous extension was issued on Nov. 3.MORE NEWS: New Warning For Parents Regarding Omicron COVID-19 Variant
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