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Covid Vaccine Trial
While opening up eligibility is a positive and much-needed step in this process, AARP believes that now is the time to double down on efforts to reach vaccine seekers who face technology and/or mobility challenges. For this vaccination effort to succeed, no willing vaccine seeker can be left behind or forgotten.
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AARP Florida is encouraged by Sen. Bean’s remarks today to members of the Senate Health Policy Committee regarding his intention to continue listening to stakeholders and working together to address AARP’s concerns with SB 1132.
Covid Vaccine Trial
We are encouraged by the optimistic statements from Governor DeSantis that indicate vaccines may soon be available to all Floridians. The past year is proof that our state, our communities and our people are resilient, and we will finish this figh
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The latest release of AARP's Nursing Home COVID-19 Dashboard shows that both cases and deaths in nursing homes fell in the four weeks ending February 14. Although these rates are declining, new infections and deaths in Florida nursing homes are still higher than they were at the start of summer 2020.
Florida LTSS Immunity Bill poll
AARP Florida 50+ Voter Survey: 95% of registered voters across party lines support holding nursing homes and other long-term care facilities accountable for abuse, neglect, or financial exploitation.
AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today thanking Governor DeSantis for his efforts to expand vaccine eligibility and encouraging older Floridians to continue to pursue their vaccinations.
Jamie Champion Mongiovi, a leader with extensive experience in strategic communications, media relations and legislative affairs in the state capital, will serve as AARP Florida’s new communications manager.
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AARP did not authorize or participate in the production of Union 2020’s mailer sent to Florida voters. Further, the mailer includes the unauthorized use of AARP’s logo and uses AARP’s statements in a misleading way.
Protect 50 plus voters
AARP Florida State Director Jeff Johnson issued the following statement today in response to Independence USA citing AARP as a source in recent political advertisements targeting President Trump.
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AARP Florida has strongly advocated for release of this information and sent a legal memorandum to the governor’s office April 15 urging this action.
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