Florida Governor Ron DeSantis Just Made A Stunning Announcement — ‘I Banned Hospitals from Discharging COVID Patients Into Nursing Homes’
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Florida Governor Ron DeSantis said Florida was more focused on protecting the state’s elderly population than on mass shutdowns, saying, “I have banned hospitals from releasing COVID patients back to nursing homes. That saved many lives in the frontend. “
DeSantis said, “I think we did a couple of things. First, we have focused protection on the elderly rather than trying to shut down all of society. ”
“At the end of the pandemic, I stopped hospitals from releasing COVID patients back to nursing homes.”
“That saved many lives in the frontend. And now, here, hopefully at the end of the pandemic, seniors come first in our vaccination approach. “