Category: Health

WATCH: St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Is There to Help in Life’s Most Difficult Time

Do you know someone with chronic health problems? St.Francis Reflections Lifestage Care is there to help. Space Coast Daily’s Giles Malone sits down with Program Manager Andy Robinson and Nurse Practitioner Tiffany Graham to learn more about how St. Francis provides world-class palliative care. […]

The post WATCH: St. Francis Reflections Lifestage Care Is There to Help in Life’s Most Difficult Time first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

HEALTH DEPARTMENT: More Than 27,151 People Have Received a COVID-19 Vaccination in Brevard County

More than 27,151 people have received a COVID-19 vaccination in Brevard County. As part of the state-run vaccination program, the Florida Department of Health-Brevard has administered more than 12,600 vaccinations, while others have received the vaccine through various other private and public institutions. […]

The post HEALTH DEPARTMENT: More Than 27,151 People Have Received a COVID-19 Vaccination in Brevard County first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. Tosses Whistleblower’s Kickback Suit Against Health First

A Florida federal judge on Friday tossed a whistleblower’s suit against Health First Inc., ruling the whistleblower is still missing some crucial facts about the allegedly fraudulent kickback scheme at the nonprofit health system. […]

The post U.S. District Judge Roy B. Dalton Jr. Tosses Whistleblower’s Kickback Suit Against Health First first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

Brevard County/FDOH-Brevard COVID-19 Vaccination Status Report for Jan. 22

More than 27,151 people have received a COVID-19 vaccination in Brevard County. As part of the state-run vaccination program, the Florida Department of Health-Brevard has administered more than 12,600 vaccinations, while others have received the vaccine through various other private and public institutions. […]

The post Brevard County/FDOH-Brevard COVID-19 Vaccination Status Report for Jan. 22 first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

Brevard Health Department Offering Free Opioid Prevention Curriculum for Middle, High School Children

With funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Florida Department of Health in Brevard County is now offering a free, evidence-based opioid prevention curriculum for middle school and high school children. […]

The post Brevard Health Department Offering Free Opioid Prevention Curriculum for Middle, High School Children first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Residency Requirement for COVID-19 Vaccinations

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced that all COVID-19 vaccines dispensed in Florida should be available specifically for eligible Florida residents. […]

The post Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Announces Residency Requirement for COVID-19 Vaccinations first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

Publix Customers in Brevard Can Make COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Beginning Thursday

Starting Wednesday, January 20 after 6 a.m., eligible Publix customers in Brevard County can access COVID-19 vaccine appointment availability beginning Thursday, January 21. […]

The post Publix Customers in Brevard Can Make COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments Beginning Thursday first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

COVID-19 Vaccinations Underway at Patrick Space Force Base for First Responders, Healthcare Personnel

Medical technicians from the 45th Medical Group administered their first round of COVID-19 vaccinations Jan. 14, 2021, at Patrick Space Force Base, Florida. […]

The post COVID-19 Vaccinations Underway at Patrick Space Force Base for First Responders, Healthcare Personnel first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

Gov. DeSantis: Booster Shots for Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Necessary Regardless of Manner of Distribution

Today, as part of his ongoing efforts to put Florida’s Seniors First, Governor Ron DeSantis released the following statement regarding booster shots for the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines. […]

The post Gov. DeSantis: Booster Shots for Pfizer, Moderna Vaccines Necessary Regardless of Manner of Distribution first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

Health First Administers Nearly 2,000 COVID-19 Doses to Community in Three Days

Health First got back to administering vaccinations full-speed Friday, Jan. 8 following a 1,950-dose resupply from the state just hours earlier. Those vaccinated (including 1,931 seniors) were surprised at the ease and speed of the process. […]

The post Health First Administers Nearly 2,000 COVID-19 Doses to Community in Three Days first appeared on Space Coast Daily.

Florida Officials Warns Floridians of Scammers Targeting COVID-19 Vaccines

As the state’s consumer protection agency, the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) and Agriculture Commissioner Nikki Fried are warning consumers of scams surrounding availability of the COVID-19 vaccine. […]

The post Florida Officials Warns Floridians of Scammers Targeting COVID-19 Vaccines first appeared on Space Coast Daily.