In partnership with the Heart of Florida Health Center, the Marion County Health Department, Marion County Emergency Management and Ocala Fire Rescue, roughly 250 people were vaccinated Wednesday at St. John’s Baptist Church - with a focus on the African American community.
With a new administration comes new optimism or pessimism for state lawmakers, depending on which side of the political aisle they fall on. Legislators are already setting expectations for how the new President may impact the state.
As Florida officials ramped up vaccinations against the coronavirus, concern spread Tuesday over a new, more contagious variant that could be making a foothold in the country’s third-most populous state.
Tuesday, Jan. 19, the governor announced all 67 Publix locations in Palm Beach County - one of the hardest hit areas during the pandemic - will start accepting appointments for seniors to get the vaccine.
The Malcolm Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville will be hosting a drive-thru vaccine distribution event from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm on Monday. Veterans 65 and older, along with vets working as essential workers, can receive their first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine.
This year's "Keeper of the Dream" recipient is a remarkable young woman who is making an impact on the community. Taylor Hill-Miles received the award from the Martin Luther King Commission of Florida.