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Rick Scott's Public Statements on Issue: Health and Health Care

Office: Governor (FL), Republican
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May 3, 2017 Gov. Scott Directs Statewide Public Health Emergency for Opioid Epidemic
April 12, 2017 Governor Scott, U.S. HHS, and AHCA Announce $1.5 Billion Commitment to LIP Funding for Florida
April 11, 2017 Gov. Scott Directs DCF, DOH and FDLE to Hold Workshops on Rising Opioid Usage
March 24, 2017 Letter to the Honorable Mitch McConnell, Majority Leader of United States Senate, and the Honorable Paul D. Ryan, Speaker of United States House of Representatives - Vote on American Health Care Act
March 17, 2017 Gov. Scott Fights for Changes to State Medicaid Program
Jan. 24, 2017 Governor Scott Fights for Fairness to Protect Patients
Jan. 1, 2017 Issue Position: Fighting to Keep Government Efficient for the Future
Jan. 1, 2017 Issue Position: Fighting for a Healthier Future
Jan. 1, 2017 Issue Position: Governor Rick Scott's Fighting for Florida's Future Budget
Jan. 1, 2017 Issue Position: Fighting for Veterans Future in Florida
Dec. 2, 2016 State Clearing Little River Zika Zone; Florida Still Waiting on Important Federal Funding
Nov. 22, 2016 Gov. Scott: State Clearing Northern Miami Beach Zika Zone; Feds Need to Expedite More Resources
Nov. 1, 2016 Gov. Scott: President Obama Must Immediately Expedite Zika Funding to Florida
Oct. 24, 2016 Letter to Dr. Thomas Frieden, Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - Provide Guidance to Miami on Combatting Zika During Upcoming Visit to Florida
Oct. 11, 2016 Gov. Scott: Additional $7 Million Allocated to Miami-Dade County to Combat Spread of Zika
Sept. 22, 2016 Gov. Scott Authorizes $25 Million in State Funds for Zika Virus Vaccine Research and Development
Sept. 16, 2016 Gov. Scott: DOH Expands Area of Local Transmission in Miami Beach; Expects to Lift Wynwood Zone MOnday
Sept. 16, 2016 Gov. Scott: In Absence of Federal Action, State Allocating $10 Million More to Fight Zika
Sept. 14, 2016 Gov. Scott: To Expedite Zika Testing, We Need More Resources from CDC
Sept. 13, 2016 Gov. Rick Scott to Congress on Zika Action: Your Time is Up
Sept. 1, 2016 Following Confirmation of Zika in Mosquitoes, Gov. Scott Directs DOH to Aggressively Expand Zika Prevention Efforts
Aug. 24, 2016 Gov. Scott: CDC Must Fully Fulfill Requests For Zika Resources
Aug. 23, 2016 Gov. Scott: DoH Identifies Local Transmission Of Zika In Pinellas County; Significantly Reduces Wynwood Area
Aug. 22, 2016 Gov. Scott: We Will Provide $5 Million in Additional Zika Preparedness Funding to Miami-Dade County
Aug. 19, 2016 Gov. Scott: DoH Identifies Additional Area Of Local Transmission In Miami Beach; Clears Another Portion Of Wynwood Area
Aug. 18, 2016 Gov. Scott: State Offering Tools To Tourism Industry To Fight Zika
Aug. 16, 2016 Gov. Scott: APD Offers Waiver Enrollment to More Than 1,000 Individuals
Aug. 15, 2016 Gov. Scott: Following Two New Zika Cases In Miami-Dade County, Commercial Companies To Assist With Mosquito Control
Aug. 11, 2016 Gov. Scott: DOH Clears Additional Portion of Impacted Area in Wynwood
Aug. 9, 2016 Gov. Scott: Four New Individuals With Zika in Miami - Congress Must Come Back to Work
Aug. 8, 2016 Following New Non-Travel Related Zika Case in Palm Beach Co., Gov. Scott Directs DOH and Education Leaders to Partner on Zika Preparedness
Aug. 1, 2016 Gov. Scott: Florida Calls on CDC to Activate Emergency Response Team Following Confirmed Mosquito-Borne Transmissions
July 29, 2016 Gov. Scott: With Likely Mosquito-Borne Zika Cases, State Will Use Full Resources to Protect Floridians
July 6, 2016 Gov. Scott Requests President Obama to Declare a Federal Emergency Following Algae Blooms
July 6, 2016 Gov. Scott Proposes Indian River Lagoon and Caloosahatchee Cleanup Initiative
July 1, 2016 DEP Launches Toll-Free Hotline and Online Reporting Form for Residents to Report Algal Blooms
June 28, 2016 DOH Confirms First Zika-Related Case of Microcephaly in Florida; Governor Scott Calls on CDC to Host Call with Medical Professionals
June 23, 2016 Following Washington's Failure to Authorize Federal Zika Funding, Gov. Scott to Allocate $26.2 Million for Zika Preparedness
June 15, 2016 Gov. Scott: FDLE and DCF Providing Funds to Help With Orlando Terror Attack
June 14, 2016 Gov. Scott Encourages Life-Saving Blood Donations on World Blood Donor Day
June 9, 2016 During Call With CDC and HHS, Gov. Scott Requests 1,300 Zika Antibody Tests
June 1, 2016 Letter to The Honorable Barack Obama, President of the United Sates - Urging Federal Funding for Zika Virus
March 23, 2016 Gov. Scott Signs Legislation to Eliminate Rape Kit Testing Backlog
March 11, 2016 Gov. Scott: Legislation to Fight High Hospital Prices a Victory for Patients
March 9, 2016 Gov. Scott Requests CDC to Host Conference Call with Florida Healthcare Workers on Zika
March 2, 2016 Gov. Rick Scott: Cdc Provides Florida With 500 Additional Zika Antibody Test Kits
Feb. 24, 2016 Gov. Rick Scott Requests 250 Additional Zika Antibody Tests from the CDC
Feb. 9, 2016 Gov. Rick Scott Thanks CDC for 950 Zika Antibody Tests
Feb. 4, 2016 Gov. Rick Scott: Florida Needs CDC Action and Supplies to Prepare for Zika Virus
Feb. 2, 2016 Gov. Rick Scott Directs Public Health Emergency in Four Counties for Zika Virus
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