ACROSS THE COUNTRY: Ron DeSantis is the Only Governor To Refuse Child Vaccines

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49 out of 50 governors in the United States pre-ordered vaccines for young children. That’s right – while families in every other state across the country celebrate being able to get their young children vaccinated, Ron DeSantis is the only governor in the country who refused to secure lifesaving vaccines for the children of his state, and people are taking notice.

One of these states is clearly not like the others and it’s because Ron DeSantis is prioritizing power over protecting children: 

ALABAMA:

AL.com: Alabama to offer COVID vaccines for children 5 years old and younger: How to get one

ARIZONA: 

City Sun-Times: Arizona’s youngest children now eligible for COVID-19 vaccination

CALIFORNIA:

NBC Sacramento: Here’s California’s COVID-19 vaccine rollout plan for children under 5 years old

COLORADO:

Fox Denver: COVID vaccines for young children are now available in Colorado

CONNECTICUT:

Fox Hartford: COVID vaccine rollout begins for younger Connecticut children

DELAWARE:

Delaware Public Media: The state says it is prepared to vaccinate younger children

FLORIDA:

The Gainesville Sun: Florida hospitals, physicians scramble as DeSantis opts out of vaccine order for young kids

GEORGIA:

WABE: COVID-19 vaccines are rolling out to Georgia’s young children

HAWAII:

Honolulu Star-Advertiser: COVID-19 vaccines for Hawaii keiki under 5 roll out this week

IDAHO:

LocalNews8: Pediatric COVID-19 vaccinations for children under 5 offered in Eastern Idaho

ILLINOIS:

The Chicago Tribune: ‘We’ve been waiting for this day.’ COVID-19 shots for Illinois’ youngest residents begin.

INDIANA:

NBC Indianapolis: COVID-19 vaccines available for children under 5 in Indiana

IOWA:

CBS Des Moines: Iowa health care professionals prepare to administer pediatric COVID-19 vaccines

KANSAS:

Kansas Reflector: Kansas doctors see early demand  for COVID-19 vaccines for young children

KENTUCKY:

Northern Kentucky Tribune: COVID-19 shots for children under 5 coming soon in KY, as FDA authorizes use of Moderna, Pfizer vaccine

LOUISIANA:

NBC Baton Rouge: Louisiana Department of Health recommends children ages 6 months and up get a COVID-19 vaccine

MICHIGAN:

Bridge Michigan: Michigan kids as young as six months can get COVID vaccine within days

MINNESOTA:

Axios Twin Cities: COVID vaccines begin for Minnesota preschoolers and infants

MISSOURI:

Riverfront Times: St. Louis Area Rolling Out COVID-19 Vaccines for Kids Under 5

MONTANA:

Montana Public Radio: Montana children under 5 could begin receiving COVID-19 vaccines next week

NEBRASKA:

FOX Omaha: Kids under five can now get the COVID-19 vaccine in NE

NEVADA:

NBC Las Vegas: Southern Nevada Health District to offer COVID-19 vaccines to children under 5

NEW JERSEY:

Shore News Network: New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Says Vaccinate Your Young Children

NEW MEXICO:

Santa Fe New Mexican: COVID vaccines for very young coming soon to N.M.

NORTH CAROLINA

NBC Raleigh: COVID-19 vaccines for kids under 5 begin in NC at Walgreens, CVS, other locations

NORTH DAKOTA

KNOX Radio: ND to receive 5,700 pediatric COVID-19 doses

OHIO

Axios Columbus: Kids under 5 are now eligible for COVID vaccines

OREGON

NBC Portland: Vaccinations begin for Oregon’s youngest children

PENNSYLVANIA

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: COVID-19 vaccines for youngest kids ready to roll out across Pa.

RHODE ISLAND

NBC 10: COVID-19 vaccine for children under 5 will be available in Rhode Island next week

SOUTH CAROLINA

The State: COVID vaccines for children 6 months and older encouraged by SC health officials

SOUTH DAKOTA

Bismarck Tribune: 50K more North Dakota children eligible for COVID-19 vaccine

TENNESSEE:

CBS Nashville: Tennessee children under five years old can soon be vaccinated against COVID-19

TEXAS: 

Dallas Morning News: Dallas County vaccinates its first young children against COVID-19

UTAH:

KUER: Heads up Utah parents: Vaccines for kids 6 months and older are finally here

VERMONT: 

Vermont Digger: Covid vaccinations for Vermont children under 5 set to begin in days

VIRGINIA: 

WHSV: 450K+ Virginia children under 5-years-old now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines

WEST VIRGINIA

WV News: COVID-19 vaccines for youngest West Virginians could be available next week

WISCONSIN

NBC Milwaukee: Americans as young as six months old are now eligible for COVID-19 vaccines

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