Florida company accused of steering vaccines to rich donors

A MorseLife Health System sign is shown on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021 in West Palm Beach, Fla. Florida launched an investigation Wednesday into MorseLife Health System, a nonprofit that operates a nursing home and assisted living facility, amid reports that it administered coronavirus vaccines to wealthy donors and members of a country club along with its residents and employees. (AP Photo/Cody Jackson)

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Florida launched an investigation Wednesday into an upscale nursing home amid reports that it administered coronavirus vaccines to wealthy donors and members of a country club along with its residents and employees.

The Washington Post and New York Post both reported that MorseLife Health System, a nonprofit that operates a nursing home and assisted living facility in West Palm Beach, has given vaccinations to donors and members of the Palm Beach Country Club, whose foundation has donated at least $75,000 to MorseLife since 2015, tax records show.

The newspapers reported that the vaccinations were organized by MorseLife CEO Keith Myers and New Jersey-based developer David Mack, who is a member of various MorseLife boards and chairman of the country club foundation’s board. The vaccines were distributed at the Joseph L. Morse Health Center, which

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