WATCH: Gov. Ron DeSantis criticizes COVID-19 lockdown orders in Winter Haven

WINTER HAVEN, Fla. — Gov. Ron DeSantis held a news conference Thursday in Polk County.


DeSantis spoke for over an hour at The Fire Restaurant in Winter Haven.

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The governor was joined by Florida Surgeon General Dr. Joseph Ladapo.

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DeSantis discussed the 3-year anniversary of 15 Days to “Slow the Spread” at the event.

Channel 9 is going over DeSantis’ remarks and will provide updates on Eyewitness News.

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