Gov. Desantis launches vaccine pilot program

Gov. Desantis launches new program to attempt to increase vaccine rates in rural counties.
Published: Mar. 6, 2021 at 2:13 AM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) -Governor Ron Desantis Is Launching A New Program To Increase Vaccination Rates In Some North Central Florida Counties.

The State Is Partnering “Health Hero Florida” To Implement The Pilot Program In Rural Counties Including Levy, Putnam, Dixie, And Gilchrist Counties.

Beginning Next Week Resources Will Grow At Existing Vaccine Points Of Distribution That Are Not Meeting Demand.

Pop Up Sites Will Appear In Churches, Schools, Community Centers, And Housing Developments.

The Program Aims To Increase Vaccinations By 300 To 500 Shots Per Day.

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