COVID: With the decline in COVID 19-related hospitalizations in Polk County leveling off, the medical director of AdventHealth Centra Care warns that there could be a new wave of infections in Central Florida as people let down their guard amid growing vaccinations.

POLK’S INDIGENT HEALTH care program is about to take on new clients. The income limit has been raised, boosting the number of residents eligible to an estimated 13,200 adults. Currently, 3,779 people are enrolled. The program can handle 5,500 people, the current cap, under its current funding. | Learn more and register

Source: The Ledger

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