Florida to scrutinize pharmacy benefit managers over prescription-drug costs
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' executive order, in part, will require audits of pharmacy benefit managers that provide services in the state’s Medicaid managed-care program and the state-employee health insurance program.sun-sentinel.com
DeSantis will issue executive order to allow parents to choose whether to have children wear masks to school
Despite a surge of COVID-19 cases in the state of Florida, Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference Friday morning and said he would not be deterred by “a movement to impose more restrictions on the American people.”
DeSantis announces new vaccine sites at select Publix stores in South Florida
DeSantis said seven Publix locations in Martin County will also offer the vaccine. For Broward’s mayor, the issue right now isn’t the number of vaccination sites, but rather the number of doses available. Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava released a statement saying: “Miami-Dade is home to over 10% of all Florida seniors 65+. Earlier this month, DeSantis announced that several Publix locations in the state would serve as COVID-19 vaccination sites for seniors. Registration at the Publix vaccination sites in South Florida opens at 6 a.m. Wednesday and appointments will begin on Thursday.
Drunken Florida man arrested after shooting his dog
Korey Potts, 23, of Cape Coral, told police he shot his dog, Gordo, while he was intoxicated. CAPE CORAL, Fla. - A Florida man was arrested Monday after he told police he shot his dog while he was intoxicated. Patrick O'Grady said officers dispatched to a shots-fired call Monday night found a large, light brown mixed-breed dog dead in a vacant lot next to the home. Witnesses said they saw the dog running around outside the house before hearing gunshots and seeing Potts laying near the dog in the vacant lot. Potts' roommate told police she saw him in the yard with a handgun, threw it into the vacant lot and helped him inside.
Miami Stingrays 10U Black team South Florida state champions
The Miami Stingrays 10U Black team, which plays at Palmetto Bay Park, is the 2019 South Florida state champions having won a recent tournament in Cape Coral. Team members are (l-r, bottom row) Brigitte Valdera, Charlee Arana, Abbie Baldwin, Demi Rivalta, Bella Whitby; (middle row) Maddie Baldwin, Mia Rivera, Julia Miranda, Brooke Valdera, Mya Rodgers, Erin Perez, and Lily Diedrick (not pictured); (back row) coaches Ryan Baldwin, Eric Perez and Gus Arana. Connect To Your Customers & Grow Your Business Click Herecommunitynewspapers.com