TALLAHASSEE — On March 1, Governor Ron DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-47 (Amending Executive Order 20-315 - Vaccine Administration/Protecting Florida’s Seniors).
Executive Order 21-47 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;
In addition to hospital providers, physicians licensed under chapters 458 and 459, Florida Statutes, may also vaccinate persons whom they deem to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. Advanced practice registered nurses under chapter 464, Florida Statutes, and pharmacists licensed under chapter 465, Florida Statutes, may vaccinate persons determined by a physician to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. Such physician determinations shall include a statement that the patient meets the defined eligibility criteria established by a form prescribed by the Florida Department of Health.
To view view Executive Order 21-47 visit: https://www.flgov.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/EO-21-47.pdf