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Florida Nursing Homes 2nd-Worst In Nation For Vaccinating Staff, Report Finds

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COVID-19 vaccination rates among Florida’s nursing home workers rank among the worst in the nation — above only Louisiana — while infections among residents remain about twice the national average, a report released Monday by the AARP finds.

As the state’s overall coronavirus infections have begun rising at an alarming rate, less than 42% of nursing home staff had been fully vaccinated by June 20, the AARP reported, and more recent data from the federal government shows the rate at 43.8%, still the second lowest nationally. Meanwhile, staff in Hawaii — the top-ranked state — boasted nearly an 84% vaccination rate. The national average was 56%.

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