Florida Governor Proposed Policy To Prohibit Pandemic Mitigation Efforts

The Florida governor has been a voice against most COVID-19 pandemic mitigation measures.

Florida Republican Governor, Ron DeSantis announced a policy proposal in regards to pandemic mitigation efforts.

DeSantis’ proposal would permanently prohibit COVID-19 vaccine passports in the state, prohibit Florida schools from instituting COVID-19 vaccine or mask requirements, prevent businesses in the state from requiring masks, as well as ban employers from hiring or firing based on an applicants health records related to COVID.

The Florida governor has been a voice against most COVID-19 pandemic mitigation measures. In December, he filed a petition requesting the state’s Supreme Court to investigate any wrongful actions made with respect to COVID-19 vaccines.

In 2021, he also signed a law that imposed fines on businesses and hospitals that required inoculation against COVID-19 without exemptions or alternatives.