Florida Advocacy

Welcome to the National Vaccine Information Center Florida State Team page. This page, along with the email updates you will receive, will help keep you informed of what you can do in your state to help you protect and expand your rights to informed consent to vaccination.

Note: You must first register as a NVIC Team Member before you can view action alerts, legislation to watch, and announcements.

Action Needed Now

There are no active action alerts at this time, but please check back soon.

Bills to Watch

The following table lists the active bills of interest for all states.

State Bill Number Position Status Title
FL SB 988 2022-04-06 SUPPORT Enacted, effective 4/6/2022 Prohibits healthcare facilities from preventing visitation based on visitors' vaccine or immunization status
FL SB 1234 2022-04-02 OPPOSE Died, failed to move Allows State Health Officer to order vaccination of individuals during public health emergency
FL SB 594 2022-03-14 WATCH Died in the Community Affairs Committee Prohibits discrimination based on COVID-19 vaccination or past infection unless conditions are met
FL SB 1230 2022-03-14 OPPOSE Died, indefinitely postponed and withdrawn in the Senate Criminal Justice Committee Removes laws that prohibit COVID-19 mandates
FL HB 75 2022-02-02 SUPPORT Died, failed to move Prohibits government & business from requiring COVID Vaccine, adds employee protections
FL SB 8B/HB 7B 2021-11-19 SUPPORT Enacted, Chapter No. 2021-275, Effective 11/18/2021 Removes current law that allows the State Health Officer to order vaccination of individuals
FL SB 4B/CS/HB 3B 2021-11-19 WATCH Enacted, Chapter No. 2021-273, Effective 11/18/2021 Provides exemption to public records requirements for employee COVID-19 vaccine mandate complaints
FL SB 2B/HB 1B 2021-11-19 WATCH Enacted, Chapter No. 2021-272, Effective 11/18/2021 Allows employer mandates for COVID-19 Vaccines if certain exemptions are allowed

Announcements

The following table lists postings about events, initiatives, people, and pretty much anything related to protecting and expanding your rights!