Governor announces vaccine availability to 60+ starting March 15

Press release from the Office of Governor DeSantis

Today, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-62 (Amending Executive Order 20-315 – Vaccine Administration/Protecting Florida’s Seniors), which takes effect on Monday, March 15, 2021. 

Executive Order 21-62 expands COVID-19 vaccination in Florida to include the following: 

During this first phase of vaccine administration, all providers administering any COVID-19 vaccine shall only vaccinate the following populations: 

  • Long-term care facility residents and staff;
  • Persons 60 years of age and older;
  • Health care personnel with direct patient contact;
  • K-12 school employees 50 years of age and older;
  • Sworn law enforcement officers 50 years of age and older; and
  • Firefighters 50 years of age and older. 

A PDF copy of Executive Order 21-62 is available HERE.