COVID-19 Vaccination Data and Renewal Extension

Posted in Latest News on December 28, 2020.

For purposes of preparing for, responding to, and mitigating any effect of COVID-19, I suspend the provisions of sections 381.003(1)(e)2. and 3., Florida Statutes, to the extent necessary to ensure that all COVID-19 vaccination data for any child and college or university students up to 23 years of age is recorded in the immunization registry, Florida SHOTS, as required by Emergency Rule 64DER20-43. Any statute and/or rule to the contrary is hereby suspended until December 31, 2021, unless extended by order of the State Surgeon General.

For the purposes of preparing for, responding to, and mitigating any effect of COVID-19, any upcoming licensure renewal deadlines for any professional license issued by the Department or a Department board or council are extended until March 31, 2021. Any statute and/or rule to the contrary is hereby suspended until March 31, 2021, unless extended by order of the State Surgeon General.

Emergency Rule 64DER20-43 can be found here.

The full version of the State Surgeon General’s Emergency Order may be found at https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/Emergency-Order-DOH-No.-20-015.pdf



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