Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Six Additional COVID-19 Vaccination Sites in Underserved Communities
Tallahassee, FL (STL.News) Governor Ron DeSantis announced the establishment of six COVID-19 vaccination sites to provide greater access to the vaccine in underserved populations in Broward, Duval, Leon, Miami-Dade, and Osceola counties. The Governor made this announcement at Edward Waters College in Jacksonville, where one of the new sites is located.
“I’m pleased to announce the opening of six new COVID-19 vaccination sites in underserved areas in Florida,” said Governor DeSantis. “These sites, which will administer 200 shots per day and be open seven days a week, will significantly increase access to the vaccine for seniors in these communities.”
These new vaccination sites open today, Thursday, February 25, and will provide vaccines to frontline health care workers and individuals 65 years of age and older. Each site will administer 200 vaccines per day and will be open 7 days a week.
“We were grateful to have Governor DeSantis at Edward Waters College (EWC), the State of Florida’s first Historically Black College or University (HBCU), this morning for the opening of a new COVID-19 vaccination site right here on our campus,” said Edward Waters College President Dr.