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Illinois begins Phase 1B of vaccine rollout

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 14, 2021

Florida bill will institute COVID-19 liability shield

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 11, 2021 | Florida

North Carolina enters Phase 1B of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 11, 2021 | North Carolina

Phase 1B of North Carolina’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout will begin this week. There will be three separate groups included in the phase, with Group 1 being eligible for the vaccine first. Group 1 includes all North Carolinians over 75. Group 2 will include all health care workers that were not...[ Read More ]

Illinois lowers minimum age for next vaccination phase to 65

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 8, 2021

Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker has expanded eligibility for the second phase of the COVID-19 vaccine rollout to include all Illinoisans aged 65 or older. Pritzker revealed the change at a press conference on Thursday. Phase 1B of the vaccination process was initially set to include Illinoisans 75 and older. The...[ Read More ]

Democratic governors call on HHS to release more vaccine doses

Emily Boerger | Jan 8, 2021 | Federal

In a letter sent Friday, eight Democratic governors called on the US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) to release COVID-19 vaccine doses that are currently being held back to help ensure second doses are ready for those who have received their first. Governors Jay Inslee (WA), Gavin Newsom...[ Read More ]

DeSantis announces new actions to increase distribution of COVID-19 vaccine in Florida

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 5, 2021 | Florida

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced new actions the state of Florida is taking to expand access to COVID-19 vaccinations. The governor announced four new initiatives on Monday, including the expansion of vaccine administration sites, the deployment of vaccines to underserved communities, adding additional staff to distribute the vaccine and the continued...[ Read More ]

Michigan Medicine to expand first phase of COVID-19 vaccine rollout

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 4, 2021

Michigan Medicine has expanded the first phase of their vaccine distribution.  The initial distribution of the vaccine at the University of Michigan health center included front line health care workers and students who have direct or indirect exposure to patients or other infectious material. Michigan Medicine administered over 11,000 doses...[ Read More ]

December bill to bring COVID-19 relief to Florida

Mansur Shaheen | Jan 4, 2021 | Florida

Florida families and businesses will soon receive COVID relief funds, thanks to a $900 billion package signed into law Dec. 27 by President Trump. The state also stands to get money to offset the economic strife brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.     The COVID relief bill is headlined...[ Read More ]

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