“I saw it was being offered in my area and I said, I’m supposed to do this. I decided I had to be part of the solution and not the problem. We have to try to heal America and stop the spread."
Florida and Texas have begun to vaccinate people 65 and older ahead of frontline essential workers, following state governors' orders.
Thousands of Floridian healthcare workers have been vaccinated. Long-term care staff and residents started getting the vaccine Dec. 18
Florida counties are seeing a surge of food insecurity. In Miami-Dade County, it has increased from 11.8% to 15.9%. In Bradford County, it has jumped to 19.1%, and in Marion County, it's at 17.9%.
An extensive email threat was sent to Democratic voters in Florida, Alaska, and Arizona, that said "Vote for Trump or else!"
Officials said uniformed officer Daniel Ubeda’s gesture was intimidating to voters and demanded his immediate suspension.
Marco López has become the first Puerto Rican sheriff in the history of Osceola county. The Democratic candidate prevailed over his compatriot, Luis “Tony” Fernández.