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The COVID-19 vaccination process is well underway in Florida. First in line: residents of long-term care facilities and health care workers. Next up? People 65 and older. County health departments are now releasing information on how they can register to receive the vaccine:

 

Palm Beach County:

Taking appointments by e-mail only, chd50feedback@flhealth.gov

 

Town of Palm Beach:

Residents of the Town of Palm Beach can register for vaccine by clicking here.

Residents can be added to the Town of Palm Beach vaccine waitlist by clicking here.

 

Martin County:

COVID-19 vaccine clinics are fully booked. Appointments will be offered as soon as possible. To check when appointments will be available, click here.

 

St. Lucie County:

Vaccine is now being offered to St. Lucie County residents 65 years of age and older by appointment only. The appointments are available Monday, January 11 through Wednesday, January 13 at the St. Lucie Fairgrounds. Those looking to get vaccinated must pre-register by clicking here. If you'd like to schedule an appointment by phone, you can call 772-446-8480.

The county urges residents to contact their medical providers, including hospitals and pharmacies, as those agencies are able to acquire vaccines directly from the manufacturers.

The county also urges residents to register with Alert St. Lucie to be notified when vaccines are available. Click here to sign up.

 

Indian River County:

Four vaccination clinics will be held in Indian River County starting Tuesday, January 12 through Friday, January 15, by appointment only, for individuals 65 years and older at the Indian River County Fairgrounds.

The online reservation system to receive the COVID-19 vaccine through Indian River County will open Monday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m. To schedule an appointment, click here. The schedule will not be active until registration opens.

A phone line will also be available on Monday, January 11 at 9:30 a.m for residents needing technical assistance with scheduling an appointment. Call 772-226-4000 for assistance in submitting an appointment reservation or for general information. The hotline will be open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Individuals with scheduled appointments must bring a form of identification and must wear a mask. Those with appointments can save time by bringing a completed COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form, which can be found here.

Walk-up appointments are not accepted at this time.

County officials recommend opting in to ALERT Indian River, Indian River County's alerting system by clicking here for updates and announcements for expansion of vaccination criteria and notifications for additional vaccination clinics and appointments. This is not an appointment system or waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine.

 

Okeechobee County:

All of the Okeechobee County Health Departments' appointments for the week are booked. The county will advise when more appointments are available depending on vaccine arrival.

 

Cleveland Clinic Patients:

COVID-19 appointment scheduling is currently suspended.

 

State-Run Vaccination Sites:

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced this week that Hard Rock Stadium in Miami-Dade County will be a vaccination site.

A limited number of vaccine appointments for seniors 65 and older will be available starting Thursday, January 7 at 2 p.m. More information on registration can be found here.

 

Publix Stores:

All 67 Publix stores in Palm Beach County and 7 Publix stores in Martin County will begin offering vaccines to shoppers. Registration for appointments will begin Wednesday and shots will be administered starting Thursday. To register for a vaccine, click here.

 

Read More:

https://www.wpbf.com/article/covid-19-vaccine-registration-florida/35091667

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