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DeSantis: All Florida Adults 18 and Older Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine Starting April 5th

Ron DeSantis
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All Florida residents over the age of 18 will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting April 5th, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday.

DeSantis made the announcement in a video released from the Governor’s office, saying the eligibility age would be lowered to 40 and older starting Monday before lowering it to all adults the following week.

“We have now vaccinated over 70% of the roughly 4.4 million seniors living in the state,” DeSantis said. “And we are ready to take this step.”

Currently Floridians 50 and over can get the jab.