Thousands in Florida skipping second dose of COVID vaccine

Thousands of people are not going back for their second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Florida Health Department. Some 915,000 people have received their first dose, but nearly 41,000 people who were scheduled to get a second dose never showed up -- a huge cause for concern since the vaccine comes in two doses and one needs both to be 95% protected from the coronavirus.

Rebekah Jones makes first court appearance

Florida's former top COVID-19 number cruncher tells reporters she has tested positive for the coronavirus. She made that announcement moments after bonding out of jail, charged with stealing email addresses of state employees. These allegations come weeks after agents raided her home and confiscated her laptop.

Seniors in Florida still facing vaccine rollout issues

As we all know, Florida has a large elderly population, and we're hearing from senior citizens around the state who are saying they want the coronavirus vaccine. However, actually securing one of those coveted appointments at many sites is proving difficult.

Disney World looking to distributing vaccines

There are long lines at Disneyland once again, but not for admittance into the parks. The California attraction is now a vaccination site. In Florida, Orange County officials are exploring doing something similar at Walt Disney World.

New tax rule could help ease financial burder

The IRS is announcing the new tax season will open February 12. Usually, filing can begin in January, but the agency is still processing returns from last year. If you are getting ready to file next month, there is a new rule in place to help anybody who lost their last year of work.

Vaccine site scam warning

Seminole County issued a warning after a fake vaccine sign-up site was created which caused a lot of trouble for people and the reason behind it is still unclear.