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New Florida law expands list of vaccinations available at local pharmacies

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Floridians can now get more vaccines at local pharmacies, thanks to a new state law that becomes effective today. Signed by Gov. Rick Scott on June 10, House Bill 279 makes new vaccines available to patients at pharmacies, instead of only at doctors’ offices. The new products join influenza and shingles vaccines, which were already available at all local pharmacies. The newly expanded list now includes vaccinations for Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, TDAP (tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, also known as…

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Welcome to Tampa Bay

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From my good friend Tommy Duncan over at Sticks of Fire: Tampa welcomes several groups of folks coming to town over the next week, some you may have heard of before, and some I guarantee you that you never knew existed. From small to large, you’ll see them throughout the area enjoying the best Tampa treasures around. Here’s just a taste of some of the groups who this week will see what Tampa Bay has to offer. The Association of…

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