Renewed Warning From Federal Authorities About Scammers Taking Advantage Of COVID Vaccine RolloutDesperation to get the COVID-19 vaccine means you may need to be on alert. Scammers are trying to take advantage of people wanting to get the shot as soon as possible, and that's prompting a renewed warning from federal authorities.
Pandemic Scams Bill Headed To House FloorIn a priority of Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, a House committee on Monday unanimously approved a bill that would crack down on people who run scams about vaccines and personal protective equipment during pandemics.
‘It's Up To You’: New National Campaign Working To Make More People Confident About Receiving COVID VaccineThere’s a new national push to arm the public with information so more people get vaccinated.
Vaccine Fraud Bill Getting Teed Up In HouseWith Speaker Chris Sprowls, R-Palm Harbor, making the issue a priority, the House Judiciary Committee on Monday will consider a bill that would crack down on scammers who provide fraudulent information about COVID-19 vaccines.
Efforts Underway To Slow COVID Infection Rates, Get More People VaccinatedThe number of people infected with the coronavirus continues to grow in South Florida.
Gov. Ron DeSantis Announces Vaccine Shipments Delayed Because Of Snow Storms In Other StatesGov. Ron DeSantis visited Pinellas Park Thursday where he addressed the delay in vaccine arrival to Florida due to the winter storm that's taken hold of much of the country.
‘I Wouldn't Be Complaining’: Gov. Ron DeSantis Makes Veiled Threat To Withhold Vaccines From Critics Of Distribution PlanFlorida Gov. Ron DeSantis is sparking controversy over the race to vaccinate.
‘To Say We’re Not First Responders Is Crazy’: Calls Growing Louder To Have South Florida Officers Next In Line For VaccinePolice officers are not among the groups who are next in line for vaccines. But calls are growing louder from South Florida to change that.
Current Vaccines Provide At Least Some Protection Against Latest UK MutationHealth officials say it is important to remember there are more contagious variations of COVID-19 spreading.
Could New COVID Strains Slow Down The Race To Vaccinate Seniors?The demand for the COVID vaccine far outweighs the supply in South Florida. And as new strains of the virus circulate in the state, a lot of people aren’t letting down their guard.
Facing South Florida: COVID Vaccine MistrustFebruary is Black History Month. Part of that history includes instances of scientific misconduct that has led to African-American mistrust of the medical community, and in turn the new COVID-19 vaccine.
UM Study Finds First Responders Have Mixed Feelings About COVID VaccineIt's becoming more clear that as millions eagerly wait their turn to get vaccinated, millions more have no interest – at least not now. And a new study has found that there are plenty of skeptical first responders.
Select Walmart Locations In Miami-Dade & Broward To Become COVID Vaccine SitesGov. Ron DeSantis has announced that come Friday people over the age of 65 or frontline healthcare workers can get the vaccine at 269 new Publix locations, 43 Winn-Dixies and 119 Walmart stores.
Report Shows More Willingness To Get VaccinatedWillingness to get COVID-19 vaccinations increased as 2020 came to a close, according to a report released Tuesday by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
COVID Vaccination Total Tops 2 MillionMore than 2 million people in Florida have been vaccinated against COVID-19, with most ages 65 and older, according to numbers released Monday by the state Department of Health.