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COVID-19 vaccine available by appointment in Florida

Mansur Shaheen | Dec 29, 2020 | Florida

Floridians aged 65 and older or who serve as health care workers that provide direct patient care can now schedule vaccination appointments. The Florida Department of Health began offering free appointments for the administration of the Moderna vaccine on Monday. The program allows health care workers who do not work...[ Read More ]

Maryland launches COVID-19 vaccine dashboard

Mansur Shaheen | Dec 29, 2020 | Maryland

Maryland has added vaccine distribution information to its COVID-19 dashboard. The state’s official webpage now includes data for vaccines administered throughout the state and information on the gender, race and ethnicity of those that have received the first dose of the vaccine thus far. It also informs Marylanders what stage...[ Read More ]

With Trump’s signature, here’s the COVID relief funding expected to flow into California

Emily Boerger | Dec 28, 2020 | California

President Trump signed the $900 billion COVID-19 relief package on Sunday, clearing the way for over $50 billion in estimated federal funding to come into California. Gov. Newsom outlined the aid likely to flow into the state during a press conference last week.     The majority of the funding...[ Read More ]

Health provisions in the year-end pandemic response bill

| Dec 23, 2020 | Federal

Congress regularly serves up omnibus bills as the calendar year draws to a close, but the behemoth it passed this week might become the standard against which future wrap-up deals get compared. After months of doing very little, House and Senate leaders decided to attach a year’s worth of work...[ Read More ]

Over 43,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine administered in Florida last week

Mansur Shaheen | Dec 22, 2020 | Florida

The state of Florida administered 43,716 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine in the first week of distribution, according to a report by the Florida Department of Health. The report is a part of a daily effort by the state's department of health to give updates on the distribution of the...[ Read More ]

Virginia not to receive full allotment of COVID-19 vaccine

Mansur Shaheen | Dec 18, 2020 | Virginia

The Virginia Department of Health announced on Friday that they will receive 370,650 doses of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna vaccine this month. They were initially set to receive 480,000 doses. They were notified of the changes to vaccine allocation by operation warp speed on Thursday night. The commonwealth joins many...[ Read More ]

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