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Here Are The Florida Hospitals Set To Receive The Moderna Vaccine Next Week

the campus of Moffitt Cancer Center
Moffitt Cancer Center

Pending FDA approval, Gov. Ron DeSantis said the Moderna vaccine will be distributed to 173 Florida hospitals next week.

Florida could soon receive 367,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week.

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Wednesday said the vaccine will be distributed to 173 hospital locations across 43 counties that did not receive the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine.

The arrival of the Moderna vaccine is pending Friday’s expected Emergency Use Authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Several locations across the greater Tampa Bay region are scheduled to receive the vaccine, including:

  • Bayfront Health St. Petersburg
  • H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center
  • Morton Plant Hospital
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital

Here’s a complete list, as provided by DeSantis' office:

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