COVID-19 Vaccine, where can you get it in Palm Beach County?

  • Executive Order 21-79 has expanded who is eligible to receive the COVID-19 Vaccination. The following are the updated eligibility guidelines:
    • As of Monday, April 5, all Florida residents age 18+ are eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine.
      • The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for persons age 16 and up.
        • All individuals under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must be accompanied by a guardian and complete the COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form. To download a copy of the form, click here.
      • The Moderna and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccines are authorized for persons age 18 and up. 
    • The City of West Palm Beach has opened a new COVID-19 vaccination site. To register, you must visit the ProtectWPB website at ProtectWPB.com or call (561) 200-3687 (TTY: 800-955-8771).
    • COVID-19 vaccination will help protect you from getting COVID-19. You may have some side effects, which are normal signs that your body is building protection. These side effects may affect your ability to do daily activities, but they should go away in a few days. Some people have no side effects. See the CDC website for more information.
    • The State of Florida has launched a new way for homebound seniors to sign up to have the vaccine come directly to them. Please email HomeboundVaccine@em.myflorida.com to put in your request. In addition to the email, individuals who cannot leave their homes can call 866-779-6121 to schedule an appointment.
    • The City of Coconut Creek is offering free transportation to vaccination sites for select Coconut Creek residents. The free bus service provides transportation to and from the vaccination site at Broward College and will allow you to enter the facility on a priority basis. Details and registration here: https://covidregistration.coconutcreek.net/
    • The federally supported site in Miami is located at Miami Dade College – North Campus (Walk-up location), 11380 NW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33167, the site is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
      • Individuals may arrive without an appointment. You can also pre-register online or call 1-888-499-0840 (TTY#: 1-888-256-8918). You will be contacted by email or phone when first dose appointments become available.
    • Broward College North Campus, 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd, Coconut Creek, FL 33066, state vaccination site. This is a walk-up site and no appointments are required.
      • The site opens at 8:30 am and closes once they have run out of their allotted vaccines.
    • The Health Care District of Palm Beach County encourages you to complete the request form at the Health Care District’s website, http://vaccine.hcdpbc.org/.
      • For individuals who do not have internet access, please call (561) 804-4115 for assistance in scheduling a COVID-19 vaccine appointment. At this number, you can also reschedule or cancel previously scheduled appointments and receive assistance on any other issues related to the scheduling process.
      • Health Care District to Open Online Appointment Scheduling for Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine Today.
    • Interactive vaccination locator map
    • The Florida Department of Health in Broward County (DOH-Broward)is scheduling appointments via the State COVID-19 vaccine appointment scheduling system. You can call (866) 201-6313 to request an appointment. For those requiring TTY access, the phone number is (833) 476-1526.
    • The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is now offering COVID-19 Vaccine for ALL Veterans who receive care at the VA. The vaccine is offered by appointment and on a walk-in basis at Building 14 on the main campus in West Palm Beach, Monday-Friday from 10 am to 3 pm. The VA is offering the vaccine by appointment only at select CBOC’s. Veterans must already receive care at VA to get the COVID-19 Vaccine and be able to return to the same site for their second dose.
    • Below you can find a list of stores/pharmacies offering COVID-19 Vaccine Appointments in Florida:
      • Walgreens: you can schedule an appointment at the Walgreens nearest to you here
      • CVS: you can schedule your appointment here.
      • Walmart and Sam’s Club: you can find a list of Walmart and Sam’s Club locations administering the COVID vaccine here
        • Walmart and Sam’s Club will have a seven-day rolling appointment window, with new appointments being released each day at midnight. You can schedule appointments for Walmart or Sam’s Club near you.
          • Please note that you do not have to be a Sam’s Club member to receive a COVID Vaccine at a Sam’s Club location.
        • Publix PharmaciesPublix opens appointment timeslots on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 7:00 am. Please note, if there is any change to the opening of appointment times we will let you know.
          • Please check Publix’s Vaccine Site for more information and to book your appointment when they are available.
        • Winn Dixie is offering COVID Vaccine at select pharmacy locations. You can schedule your Winn Dixie appointment here.
      • Memorial Health System:
        • To schedule an appointment create or sign in to your MyChart, from your computer choose “Visits” and then “Schedule an Appointment.” Then select an appointment that works for your schedule.
      • Jackson Health Systems providing COVID-19 Vaccines.
      • Broward Health:
        • Please review the intake and consent for administration form that you will be asked to complete.
        • For more information on the COVID-19 vaccine, please review these
      • Many people are having success getting appointments at the hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens). To schedule an appointment at the Hard Rock you can call, 786-629-5752, 800-581-5123, or 888-499-0840 to set an appointment. Please note, you will need to return to this location to receive your second dose.
      • For more information about the Vaccine, you can visit the Florida Department of Health’s Vaccine Information Page and FAQ

 

  • These 2 pharmacies are providing Vaccines to Health Care Workers only!
    • Yamato Pharmacy 9101 Lakeridge blvd Boca Raton, FL 33496 Walkin only! 9am-1pm

 

Tips for COVID-19 Vaccines:

1-keep calling and checking the site frequently as appointments can become available at any time.
2-Be prepared when calling as they may ask for date of birth etc.
3-Confirm that you receive electronic confirmation before going to the appointment(especially if you made the appointment online).
4-Be prepared for long waits even if you have an appointment.
5-Bring water, a snack, and dress according to the weather as you will be outside. Bring a folding chair for your comfort.

CLICK HERE to read about what to expect after getting a COVID-19 Vaccine (from the CDC)

We will be providing up-to-date COVID-19 vaccine news on this page as well as where you can go and when to receive a vaccine in Palm Beach County.  Stay tuned…

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