Vaccine arrives at Brooks Rehabilitation in Bartram Crossing
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – As of Wednesday, more than 300 long-term care facilities in Florida had received the COVID-19 vaccine. Specifically, 287 nursing homes and 33 assisted living facilities have received it, according to the Agency for Health Care Administration. Geneva Mitchell lives at Brooks Rehabilitation in Bartram Crossing, where on Wednesday the first dose was administered. As of Wednesday, 98% of assisted living facilities had enrolled in a federal program to get the vaccine. Ron DeSantis expects all 67 Florida counties will have the vaccine by the end of the week.
Critics slam country artists for playing for unmasked crowds
Musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists like Janson and Rice who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed large crowds without masks. Rice performed in front of a large crowd in Tennessee and Janson performed at an outdoor festival in Idaho. (AP Photo)NASHVILLE, Tenn. Fellow musicians and fans alike are criticizing country artists who performed at outdoor concerts this weekend where social media pictures showed large, tight crowds without masks, even as COVID-19 cases resurge in the United States. Country star Kelsea Ballerini called Rice selfish for risking people's health by playing in front of a large crowd. But the owner of the venue where Rice played said the concert was approved by both city and county officials.