How COVID Vaccines Are Being Administered Around Fla., Controversy Over Pop-Up Site

Mar 12, 2021

On Friday’s program we took a closer look at how COVID-19 vaccines are being administered in Florida with reporters from around the state, including:

We also discussed the scrutiny over a pop-up vaccination site in Lakewood Ranch, and the role politics might have played in setting it up with Bradenton Herald Law Enforcement Reporter Jessica De Leon.

We examined Gov. Ron DeSantis’ rising stature among Republicans, including those outside Florida. Henry Olsen, a senior fellow at the Ethics & Public Policy Center and a Washington Post columnist who recently wrote a column for the paper on DeSantis’ growing clout, joined us with more.

Heather Schatz can be reached at hschatz@wjct.org or on Twitter at @heatherschatz.