Now, the governor says he also doesn’t support hospitals requiring their staff members to get vaccinated.
Florida health-care regulators announced this year that the state needed an additional four hospice programs by July 2022 to care for people who are dying.
Karen Williams of the state Medicaid office said Florida wants a 30-day extension, which would give the state until July 12 to submit a plan to the federal government.
The Florida Department of Health will cease its daily COVID-19 reports tracking the number of coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations.
The administration has told the nursing-home industry to abide by recently issued federal guidelines that allow visitors to touch fully vaccinated residents.