December 16, 2020

Florida Hospital Association Statement on COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution Plan

Tallahassee, Fla. - The Florida Hospital Association issued the following statement from Mary Mayhew, FHA president and CEO, on Governor Ron DeSantis' announcement today on the distribution plan for allocation of Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.  

"Governor DeSantis' announcement today about additional vaccine allotments is incredibly encouraging for all Floridians, especially the most vulnerable elderly and our healthcare workforce who have tirelessly served on the frontlines battling the pandemic. We are deeply grateful that 300,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine will soon be distributed to over 170 Florida hospitals as early as next week. And, we are hopeful that additional vaccine doses will soon flow to more communities across the state."