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COVID-19 Local Updates & Resources 

    3/25/2021 - Executive Order Expansion starting March 25, 2021

    Starting March 29, 2021, all individuals age 40 and older will be eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine. 
    Starting April 5, all individuals age 18 and older will be eligible. 

    • To get in line to receive an appointment at your local health department, register at www.myvaccine.fl.gov
    • To get an appointment of either Johnson and Johnson or Moderna at Publix, register at 7am, Monday, Wednesday or Friday at https://www.publix.com/covid-vaccine/florida
    • To get an appointment at Miami-Dade use www.maimidade.gov/vaccine 
    • Vaccine appointments are also available at Walmart, Sam's Club, Winn Dixie, Walgreens and every Publix. 

    For those who are homebound and want the vaccine, please email HomeboundVaccine@em.myflorida.com . You will then get a survey to complete and someone sent out to vaccinate them.

    3/4/2021 - Executive Order Expansion of Covid 19 eligibility:  

    • Long-term care facility residents and staff
    • Persons 65 years of age and older
    • Health care personnel with direct patient contact
    • K-12 school employees 50 years of age and older
    • Sworn law enforcement officers 50 years of age and older
    • Firefighters 50 years of age and older

    Important for Physicians! "In addition to hospital providers, physicians licensed under chapters 458 and 459, Florida Statutes, may also vaccinate persons whom they deem to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. Advanced practice registered nurses under chapter 464, Florida Statutes, and pharmacists licensed under chapter 465, Florida Statutes, may vaccinate persons determined by a physician to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. Such physician determinations shall include a statement that the patient meets the defined eligibility criteria established by a form prescribed by the Florida Department of Health."

    Here is the form to be signed by physicians for patients of high risk

    To be on the state's call list for health department vaccination, use this link to sign up:  www.myvaccine.fl.gov 

    Florida COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard

    Florida Vaccine Summaries

    The COVID-19 daily reports and the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Dashboard are updated daily.  All daily reports and the link to the dashboard can be found online at https://floridahealthcovid19.gov

    Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Vaccine Preparation and Administration Summary - PDF LINK

    1/11/2021:

    12/22/2020:

      Guide from the Florida Medical Association to applying to FloridaShots.com

      12/20/2020:

      Vaccine Recommendation and Guidelines from the CDC

      12/17/2020:



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