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:
    • All Florida residents age 18+ are eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine.
      • The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for persons age 12 and up.
      • The FDA has expanded the emergency use authorization for the Pfizer vaccine for adolescents aged 12-15.
      • 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 Biden administration has reached agreements with ride-sharing companies Uber and Lyft to offer free rides to coronavirus vaccination sites May 24 through July 4.
    • The free rides are part of the Biden administration’s push to administer at least one vaccine dose to 70% of U.S. adults by Independence Day.
    • A new feature will allow app users to “simply select a vaccination site near them, follow simple directions to redeem their ride, and then get a ride to take them to and from a nearby vaccination site free of charge,” according to the White House.
  • Interactive vaccination locator map
  • Vaccines.gov is a federally supported website that can connect you with vaccine sites in your local area.
    • Vaccines.gov helps you find locations that carry COVID-19 vaccines and their contact information. Because every location handles appointments differently, you will need to schedule your appointment directly with the location you choose.
    • COVID-19 vaccines are free and available to anyone who wants one. We work with partners such as clinics, pharmacies and health departments to provide accurate and up-to-date information about vaccination services in your area.
    • This page is brought to you by the United States Department of Health and Human Services, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and VaccineFinder from Boston Children’s Hospital.
  • *NEW* Palm beach County Health Department issues updates on next phase of Florida’s COVID-19 response as state surpasses 10 million Floridians vaccinated.
    • As Florida surpasses more than 10.1 million Floridians vaccinated, COVID-19 vaccinations are being transitioned to a locally-led effort through primary care providers, retail and pharmacy locations, county health departments under the Florida Department of Health and local governments. As a part of this transition, the Palm Beach County Health Department will coordinate with local community providers to ensure vaccine access for all Floridians.
    • A complete list of more than 2,000 alternate locations offering the COVID-19 vaccine is available here.
    • The current state-supported COVID-19 vaccination site in Palm Beach County and its transition date is below:
      • Pahokee High School 900 Larrimore Road Pahokee, FL 33476
      • Last day of COVID-19 vaccination: Friday, June 18
  • No Appointments required at DOH-Broward Sites
    • In an effort to eliminate any potential barriers to residents getting vaccinated, DOH-Broward no longer requires appointments for vaccination at any DOH-Broward operated site. Health Department staff is also looking into expanding operating hours at vaccination sites to better accommodate resident work schedules.
  • FOR MORE INFORMATION
  • The City of West Palm Beach has opened a COVID-19 vaccination site. To register, you must visit the ProtectWPB website at www.ProtectWPB.com or call (561) 200-3687 (TTY: 800-955-8771).
  • COVID-19 vaccinations 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 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.
  • 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.
    • *UPDATE* The Broward College North Campus vaccination site in Coconut Creek and the Vizcaya Park vaccination site in Miramar, both operated by the Florida Division of Emergency Management (FDEM), are now offering second shots only of the Pfizer vaccine and single dose Johnson & Johnson vaccineBoth of these sites will close permanently on Friday, June 18.  The City is no longer offering bus transportation to Broward College.
    • The site opens at 8:30 am and closes once they have run out of their allotted vaccines.
  • Health Care District’s Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination Appointments
    • The Health Care District of Palm Beach County encourages individuals 16 years and older to self-schedule their first-dose appointments for the Pfizer vaccine online at 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.
  • 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.
    • *NEW* Beginning May 25, DOH-Broward, in partnership with BCPS and Broward County, will embark on a second round of free, voluntary COVID-19 vaccinations to students, staff and their families age 12 and up at all public schools and participating charter schools in the County.
    • DOH-Broward has begun planning with the school district for vaccinations in middle schools during the summer session. Stay tuned for details.
    • *NEW* Florida Department of Health in Broward (DOH-Broward), in partnership with municipalities, has released the June schedule of COVID-19 vaccination site “pop-up” locations.
      • View the schedule for convenient locations for residents age 12 and older to receive the Pfizer vaccine in Dania Beach, Davie, Deerfield Beach, Fort Lauderdale, Miramar, Pembroke Park, Sunrise and Weston.
    • DOH-Broward is holding vaccination PODs at large employer locations, including AutoNation and American Express, and will next be reaching out to hospitality industry partners to offer vaccination opportunities to match worker schedules.
  • The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is now offering COVID-19 Vaccines 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
    • CVS
      • CVS is now accepting walk-ins for COVID-19 Vaccines.
    • Walmart and Sam’s Club
      • Immunizations are now available to customers and associates in all of their more than 5,100 pharmacy locations nationwide, across 49 states, Puerto Rico and Washington, D.C. Vaccines are being administered via both walk-up and pre-scheduled appointments.
        • Please note that you do not have to be a Sam’s Club member to receive a COVID Vaccine at Sam’s Club locations.
    • Publix Pharmacies
      • Publix is now accepting walk-ins for COVID-19 Vaccines.
        • You can still make an appointment online, as well as check which vaccine is available at your local store.
    • Winn Dixie is offering COVID Vaccine at select pharmacy locations.
  • 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 System is providing COVID-19 Vaccines.
  • Hard Rock Stadium (Miami Gardens)
  • For more information about vaccines, you can visit the Florida Department of Health’s Vaccine Information Page and FAQ page.
    • You can also reach the Florida COVID-19 24-hour Hotline at (866) 779-6121 or text FLCOVID19 to 888777 from your mobile device.
  • *NEW* Consumer Alert
    • As the availability of vaccine expands, the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC) reminds communities that COVID-19 vaccines are FREE. Vaccine providers cannot charge you for the vaccine, or for any administration fees, copays or coinsurance. They cannot deny vaccination to anyone who does not have health insurance, is underinsured or out of network. Don’t share your personal or financial information if someone calls, texts or emails you promising access to the vaccine for a fee. For more information from the CDC, scroll to the bottom of this webpage.

 

 

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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