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Lake County reopens COVID-19 vaccine scheduling system

Lake County reopens COVID-19 vaccine scheduling system

Lake County will continue administering immunizations for the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine on Jan 21. The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) is providing the vaccines for the County’s distribution, to be administered in accordance with Gov. Ron DeSantis’…
Lake County quickly fills appointment-based COVID-19 vaccinations

Lake County quickly fills appointment-based COVID-19 vaccinations

Lake County began taking appointments at 2 p.m. Jan. 12 for immunizations for the Pfizer-BioNtech COVID-19 vaccine, and then by 2:41 p.m. county officials announced all appointments are full at this time. “Interested persons can text COVIDUPDATE to 888777 for…
Residents affected by COVID-19 may apply for rent, mortgage relief

Residents affected by COVID-19 may apply for rent, mortgage relief

Lake County is accepting applications for Phase 2 of the Lake CARES Resident Assistance Grant Program. Applications will be accepted through 11 p.m. Monday, Nov. 30. The program is funded by the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act, and residents…
New COVID-19 rapid tests available to senior communities

New COVID-19 rapid tests available to senior communities

During a recent COVID-19 press conference in The Villages, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced that the Florida Division of Emergency Management is distributing BinaxNOW rapid tests across the state to senior communities and long-term care facilities, as well as other sites,…
Residents impacted by COVID-19 may apply for rent, mortgage funds

Residents impacted by COVID-19 may apply for rent, mortgage funds

Lake County Board of County Commissioners recently voted to allocate $15 million in CARES Act funding for resident assistance. Eligible Lake County residents who have been negatively impacted by COVID-19 may receive up to $4,000 in rent or mortgage assistance…
Commissioners increase funds for businesses impacted by COVID-19

Commissioners increase funds for businesses impacted by COVID-19

The Lake County Board of County Commissioners has approved increasing grant award amounts for all qualified for-profit businesses and non-profit organizations impacted by COVID-19, according to a news release from county officials. The $16 million grants program – known as…
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