COVID-19 VACCINE NEWS

Florida's Governor has opened vaccines to people 60 and over starting Monday, March 15th.
Proof of identification of Florida residency must be verified through a government-issued ID with a photo.

 

VACCINE PRE-REGISTRATION SYSTEM NOW AVAILABLE
The state has developed a pre-registration system to schedule COVID-19 vaccinations for priority populations. To pre-register visit https://myvaccine.fl.gov/. Individuals can call and pre-register if they do not have Internet access. To find the complete list of phone numbers by county https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/wp-content/uploads/2021/01/FL-VACCINE-HOTLINES_1-29-21.pdf.

For updates about the vaccine and distribution from Governor Ron DeSantis, text FLCOVID19 to 888777

  1. Palm Beach County Healthcare District (https://www.hcdpbc.org/). Please note that the Health Department is not currently taking additional appointment requests at this time. They are only scheduling appointments for those who are already on their waiting list.

  2. Publix Pharmacies (https://www.publix.com/covid-vaccine/florida)

  3. Baptist Health (https://baptisthealth.net/coronavirus/vaccine)

  4. Tenet (https://palmbeachhealthnetwork.com/)

  5. HCA (https://hcaeastflorida.com/covid-19/covid-19-vaccine-information/)

  6. VA Medical Center (561-422-6838 - veterans only)

  7. South Florida Fairgrounds - Starting on Wednesday, February 10th, vaccine appointments will be scheduled from 9 am to 5 pm each week Monday to Saturday based on vaccine availability. For information, go to https://www.wflx.com/2021/02/10/mass-covid-vaccination-site-opens-south-florida-fairgrounds

  8. For all current information on COVID-19, visit https://townofpalmbeach.com/DocumentCenter/View/13923/COVID-Alerts and follow instructions to get registered to the Town of Palm Beach COVID-19 Alerts. All future appointments will be scheduled based upon the COVID-19 Vaccination Waiting List. The Town will contact you via email from "scheduling@acuityscheduling.com" regarding an appointment. Please be on the look-out for that email.

  9. If you or someone you know is over 60 years old, public school staffers or a licensed healthcare professional and needs the 1st dose of the COVID-19 vaccination, please register at the link provided below. On March 14th, vaccinations will be given at Manifest Church West Palm Beach. Click this link to Register


The Florida Health COVID-19 24 hour hotline is available to answer general vaccine questions: 866.779.6121

Senior Hotline: 866.201.6754 Appointment line for seniors over 65 who do not have access to a computer.

 

ADDITIONAL COVID-19 RESOURCES

 

For the most up-to-date and accurate information about COVID-19 and vaccinations

visit the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) website at www.cdc.gov/covid-19

 

MYTHS AND FACTS ABOUT COVID-19 VACCINES

https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/facts.html

 

COVID-19 TESTING SITES

https://discover.pbcgov.org/coronavirus/Pages/default.aspx#testing

https://www.cvs.com/minuteclinic/covid-19-testing

https://www.walgreens.com/topic/findcare/coronavirus.jsp?

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