In 2022 the Florida Legislature directed the Agency for Persons with Disabilities to implement a statewide dental program. The Florida Legislature appropriated $8.5 million to the agency to competitively procure a contract with a nonprofit organization for a statewide dental services program for individuals with developmental disabilities. APD is seeking information and ideas regarding the implementation of a Statewide Dental Program to serve individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. For more information please read the RFI here and read the MFMP advertisement here.
An analysis of the convalescent plasma expanded access program suggests the most benefit is seen when convalescent plasma is given in the first three days from diagnosis . In August 2020, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for investigational convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19 in hospitalized patients . In early February 2021, the FDA issued a revision to the EUA to limit the authorization to the use of high-titer COVID-19 convalescent plasma for the treatment of hospitalized patients early in the disease course . 59ce067264