Florida is becoming a vaccine tourism destination as foreigners and out-of-staters head there to get a COVID-19 shot
8 days ago - By Business Insider
Summary List Placement Although many states are now expanding their eligibility criteria for the COVID-19 vaccine, Florida was one of the first to offer the shot to adults aged 65 and older. The state's broad vaccination plan has attracted travelers hoping to take advantage from near and far.
Vaccine-seekers have flocked to Florida from Canada and Argentina, as well as New York and other states, according to the Wall Street Journal .
Governor Ron DeSantis said in a press conference last week that most of these visitors are in fact part-time residents, not so-called "vaccine tourists." "If...
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Bay Area seniors anxious to get vaccinated as governor announces plans for Californians 65 and older
8 days ago - By ABC
86-year-old Hugh Ferguson, of Walnut Creek, is ready to get the COVID-19 vaccine, but is struggling, despite the governor saying Californians 65 and older are now eligible.
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COVID : MDH Says Providers Can Now Offer Vaccine Doses To Broader Group, Including Those 65 Years Of Age And Older
8 days ago - By CBS
MINNEAPOLIS - The Minnesota Department of Health is informing hospitals, health care systems and other vaccination partners that they can now provide the COVID-19 vaccine to a broader group of Minnesotans, including those 65 years of age and older.
The MDH said Thursday that the new guidance is in response to significant changes in the federal guidance on vaccine distribution earlier this week.
On Tuesday, Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced two major changes to the federal government's COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. States are now directed to vaccinate anyone 65...
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