In a surprise press conference in Ocala Tuesday afternoon, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis said select Publix locations would begin administering COVID-19 vaccines to Florida residents 65 and over.
According to the governor, 22 Publix pharmacies across Marion, Citrus and Hernando counties will launch the new pilot program, with more stores becoming available in the near future."Of all the things we've done, this Publix announcement is one of the most exciting because of the potential convenience for seniors, but then for the potential for this to be a major force multiplier throughout the state of Florida," said DeSantis, who just a couple days ago bit the head off of a CNN reporter for inquiring about seniors camping out for vaccines.
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