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January 23 — Outrage over media reports of Canadians and other foreigners paying big dollars for charter flights to Miami for coronavirus vaccine shots generated understandable blowback. Reacting, Florida Gov. DeSantis took steps to eliminate this form of medical tourism this week. While that made most residents happier, Florida’s many snowbirds became concerned that the new rules might effectively shut them out of getting inoculated. Fortunately the new rules for snowbirds and other seasonal visitors have been clarified, and most should be eligible for a shot (if they can get an appointment!)
Elsewhere, there is concern that groups with close ties to the Governor, who is touting his decision to prioritize residents age 65+ over essential workers, are getting priority access to the vaccine. Residents in communities like Century Village and Kings Point have almost all had a chance to get their shots by now, while millions of other FL residents not so well connected are stymied by non-existent web sites, lengthy queues, and fragmentary information. This has led to speculation that the Governor or his staff is steering vaccines to organizations he has ties to. Elsewhere, speculation has risen over the Publix supermarket chain’s donation of $100,000 to the Governor’s political campaign. The chain has since become a major source of Covid 19 vaccines administered in the state. The Governor’s office has denied any connection, according to WUSF Public Media.
Who is Eligible for the Vaccine in Florida?
Eligibility for non-Florida residents starts with being able to prove that they reside in the state for at least 31 consecutive days. Then they have to scramble to come up with two other types of documents. The first document might be easy to come by, but the second could involve more effort.(more...)
What it's Like to Retire in Matthews
Matthews is a fast growing town on the border of South Carolina in the central portion of the state. In 2012, the population was about 29,000 - up dramatically from the 2000 census. It is close to Charlotte so some people commute from here, although there is a considerable amount of industry. Hotels, restaurants, shopping centers, recreational facilities and a hospital are in town... more >>
State: North Carolina
What it's Like to Retire in Hingham
Hingham is a very historical, classic New England town that was once dubbed "Bare Cove" by the first colonizing English in the early 1600s. It has an interesting history and the town's settlement includes Samuel Lincoln, President Abraham Lincoln's first American ancestor. Hingham has a population of 22,051 (2015 census) and lies along the southwest corner of the Boston Harbor, with Boston just 15 miles away... more >>
What it's Like to Retire in Middletown
Middlletown is an old town of just over 28,000 (2010 census), in eastern New York, about 50 miles northwest of New York City. The town is near the Hudson RIver and Poughkeepsie. Photo of The Erie Railroad's Middletown Station in 1971, now Thrall Library, courtesy of Wikipedia and Jack Boucher (public domain); Photo of a 1909 postcard depicting Webb Horton House-Morrison Hall (SUNY Orange, Middletown campus) courtesy of Wikipedia (public domain)... more >>
State: New York
What it's Like to Retire in Plainfield
Plainfield, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, is a growing town of 41,734, (2013 census), located in Will County. The area was orginally called Walker' Grove until its incorporation in 1834. The median household income is very high and reported to be over $108,000. The DuPage River which runs along the town, provides outdoor recreation. Plainfield has a historic district, and is also home to the Lake Renwick Heron Rookery where visitors can view egrets and herons... more >>
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