Orlando Sentinel

Here’s where to get vaccinated in Central Florida

- By Kate Santich and John Cutter

COVID-19 vaccinatio­ns sites now offer shots to all Florida residents 16 and older wanting the Pfizer vaccine or 18 and older wanting the Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Note that not all sites offer the Pfizer vaccine and that 16- and 17-yearolds will need to be accompanie­d by a parent or guardian and sign a consent form.

This week, the FEMA-run sites in Orlando at Valencia College’s West Campus as well as ones in Jacksonvil­le, Tampa and Miami have switched to administer­ing the Johnson & Johnson one-dose shot to previously unvaccinat­ed residents 18 and older. (See more details below.)

We have compiled a list of vaccinatio­n sites across Central Florida that will be updated frequently.

There’s also a statewide email address for home-bound seniors to register to have the COVID-19 vaccine brought directly to them. To request vaccinatio­n, email HomeboundV­accine@em.myflorida.com or call 1-866-7796121.

Anyone seeking a vaccinatio­n will need proof of being afullor part-time Florida resident. Examples of accepted documentat­ion include a valid Florida driver’s license or Florida identifica­tion card or any two of the following:

„ A deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or residentia­l rental or lease agreement.

„ A utility hookup or work order that is not more than 2 months old or a utility bill that is not more than 2 months old.

„ Mail from a bank or other financial institutio­n — including checking, savings, or investment account statements — that is not more than 2 months old.

„ Mail from a government agency, such as a tax bill showing a Florida address, that is not more than 2 months old.

Caution: Beware of scams. Do not fill out Eventbrite vaccine registrati­on forms unless they are provided through a county’s website or the links in this list, and do not register for a vaccinatio­n appointmen­t that requires payment. However, many providers ask for insurance informatio­n if you have coverage.

All Counties in Central Florida

Depending on location, some or all of these store pharmacies are offering COVID vaccinatio­ns. Check each company’s their websites for appointmen­t informatio­n.

„ CVS — cvs.com/immunizati­ons/ covid-19-vaccine

„ Publix — publix.com/ covidvacci­ne

„ Sam’s Club — samsclub.com/ covid

„ Winn Dixie — winndixie.com/ pharmacy/covid-vaccine

„ Walmart — walmart.com/ covidvacci­ne

„ Walgreens — walgreens.com/ findcare/vaccinatio­n/covid-19

Orange County

ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER, 9800 Internatio­nal Dr., Orlando: This is a drive-through site providing up to 4,000 doses a day, with appointmen­ts required through the state vaccine portal (https:// www.patientpor­talfl.com/s/?language=en_US). To be notified, sign up for alerts at ocfl.net/ vaccine or check back here for updates. The site has the Pfizer vaccine, meaning it is open to Florida residents 16 and up. Note: If you’re a parent or legal guardian wanting to register a 16- or 17-year-old for a vaccinatio­n appointmen­t, and don’t already have an account through the state vaccine portal, you must do that first. Then click on the “Register Minors/ Wards” tab within your CDR profile. Hours: Vary, based on appointmen­ts. The site will close at the end of May with the final first shots of Pfizer given on May 5 as the county moves to using mobile sites.

ORANGE COUNTY BARBER PARK MOBILE SITE, 3701 Gatlin Ave. in Conway area: An Orange County site that starts Monday, April 12, and runs through Friday, April 16, with 1,000 Pfizer shots a day. Hours: Appointmen­t only (ocfl.net/vaccine.) from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day while serving walk-ups from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. each day.

ORANGE COUNTY LIBRARY SOUTH TRAIL BRANCH, 4600 Orange Blossom Trail, Orlando: This FEMA-run site is for walk-up vaccinatio­ns only with no appointmen­ts needed. It is expected to run for six to 10 weeks, depending on vaccine supply. Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (or while daily allotment lasts), seven days a week.

VALENCIA COLLEGE’S WEST CAMPUS, 1800 S. Kirkman Road, Orlando: This FEMA site is run through a federal-state partnershi­p offering vaccines on a firstcome, first-served basis. The site is administer­ing 3,000 Johnson & Johnson one-dose shots a day this week, but anyone who received a first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at the site is guaranteed their second dose at Valencia. Also, for the week of April 12, supply of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will shrink considerab­ly due to a recent manufactur­ing mix-up that forced the company to toss out 15 million doses. Meanwhile, the supply of Pfizer or Moderna will increase to help compensate for the loss. Hours: 7 a.m. to 7 p.m., seven days a week.

SOUTH ORLANDO Y, 814 W. Oak Ridge Rd., Orlando: FEMA is hosting a one-day walk-up vaccinatio­n clinic Monday, April 12, offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to all adults. Hours: 9 a.m. until supplies are gone.

BEACHAM NIGHTCLUB EVENT FOR HOSPITALIT­Y WORKERS, 46 N. Orange Ave., Orlando: While people can RSVP at an Eventbrite page (www. eventbrite.com/e/shot-forshot-covid-19-vax-at-the-beacham-tickets-1499472352­17), it’s first-come-first-serve for the 100 vaccines being doled out starting at 3 p.m. on Monday, April 12. Food and drink will be provided, and the vaccine comes with a card for a fee drink. Held in partnershi­p with Aspire With Us and Change for the Community.

BLANCHARD PARK Y, 10501 Jay Blanchard Trail, Orlando: FEMA is hosting a one-day walk-up vaccinatio­n clinic Tuesday, April 13, offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to all adults. Hours :9 a.m. until supplies are gone.

ORLANDO VA MEDICAL CENTER, 13800 Veterans Way, Orlando: This is a VA-run site, located in the fourth-floor auditorium of the Lake Nona facility. Appointmen­ts and walk-ins are welcome. To schedule, call 407-631-0499 Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. All veterans, their spouses, widows and caretakers are now eligible to be vaccinated there, with priority given to veterans who already receive care through the VA. Hours: Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

LAKE BALDWIN VA MEDICAL CENTER, 5201 Raymond St., Orlando: This is a VA-run site, located in Auditorium B of the facility. Appointmen­ts and walkins are welcome. To schedule, call 407-631-0499. All veterans, their spouses, widows and caretakers are eligible for the vaccine, with priority given to veterans who already receive care through the VA. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

UCF & VALENCIA COLLEGE DOWNTOWN CAMPUS, 500 W. Livingston St., Orlando: This is a walk-up site offering COVID-19 vaccinatio­ns on Wednesday, April 14. Residents may park at the UCF Parramore Parking Garage, 323 N. Parramore Ave., Orlando. Hours: April 14, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., or until vaccine allotment runs out. MORE INFORMATIO­N:

Visit ocfl.net/ Vaccine for registrati­on informatio­n, call 1-844-770-8548 or e-mail COVID19Sup­port@cdrmaguire. com. Residents trying to get an appointmen­t are encouraged to preregiste­r.

Seniors who lack transporta­tion may qualify for a free ride from LYNX. You must have a scheduled appointmen­t at the Orange County Convention Center before calling 407-8363111 to request a scheduled ride. Seniors also may ride LYNX to the Valencia College site, which does not require an appointmen­t.

Seminole County

OVIEDO MALL, 1360 Oviedo Mall Boulevard, Oviedo (enter from the parking lot closest to District Eat & Play): This is an appointmen­t-only site. New appointmen­ts are posted each Thursday at https://www.seminoleco­untyfl.gov/. Currently offering the Pfizer vaccine. Hours: Vary, based on appointmen­ts.

CASSELBERR­Y RECREATION CENTER, 200 N. Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberr­y: This is a one-day mobile clinic providing the Pfizer vaccine. Appointmen­ts are required at https://www. eventbrite.com/e/covid-19-vaccine-appointmen­t-sign-up-casselberr­y-tickets-1497578888­77. Hours: Thursday, April 15, by appointmen­t.

MORE INFORMATIO­N:

For technical assistance in booking appointmen­ts call 407-665-0000. Eventbrite, the appointmen­t system utilized by Seminole County, has a feature to “follow” events created by Seminole County to receive notificati­on if cancellati­ons result in available appointmen­ts. To “follow” events, visit PrepareSem­inole.org, click on appointmen­t links, and look for the blue “follow” button at the top right of the page. The Seminole County Citizen Informatio­n Hotline is available to assist Monday through Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at 407-665-0000. Text COVID19INF­O to 888-777 to opt-in for alerts from Seminole County Emergency Management related to COVID-19.

Homebound residents should call the county’s Citizen’s Informatio­n Line at (407) 665-0000 to request an in-home vaccinatio­n visit. The request will be screened for eligibilit­y, with paramedics scheduling in-home visits.

Homebound veterans who served in WW2 or the Korean War can put in a request for an in-home visit through the Florida Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

Lake County

LAKE SQUARE MALL, 10401 US-441, Leesburg: This is a state-supported vaccinatio­n site with appointmen­ts required through the state vaccine portal. Same day appointmen­ts may be available scheduling.lakecounty­fl. gov. (Walk-ups are not accepted.) Hours: Vary, based on appointmen­ts. ST. PATRICK CATHOLIC CHURCH, 6803 Old Hwy. 441, Mount Dora: Open for first and second doses on a first-come, first-served basis on Tuesday, April 13, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The site will close permanentl­y after that time.

DOH-LAKE COMMUNITY HEALTH SITE, 560 W. DeSoto St., Clermont: Open for scheduled second doses only from Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to noon.

DOH-LAKE UMATILLA SITE, 249 E. Collins St., Umatilla: Open for scheduled second doses only from Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to noon.

COMMUNITY HEALTH CENTERS AT FOUR CORNERS, 509 Cagan View Rd., Clermont: One-day clinic providing Moderna vaccine to all Florida residents, 18 and up, on a walk-in basis Thursday, April 15, only. Hours: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. MORE INFORMATIO­N:

Lake residents can call 1-833540-2052, text COVIDUPDAT­E to 888777 or visit lake.florida. gov. Residents can preregiste­r to be notified when immunizati­on appointmen­ts are available by visiting myvaccine.fl.gov or calling 866-201-6909 (or 833-4761031 for TTY users). Once available, individual­s will be contacted by phone call, text or email and will be assisted in scheduling an appointmen­t.

Osceola County

CENTRO CRISTIANO DIOS DE PACTOS CHURCH, 1130 Simmons Road, Kissimmee:

This is an appointmen­t-only site with preregistr­ation required through the state vaccine portal or by calling or call 866-201-6507. Residents will be contacted by the county’s vendor to schedule their first dose appointmen­t; the Health Department will schedule the second dose. Residents age 16 and 17 can make an appointmen­t to be vaccinated here but must be accompanie­d by a parent or legal guardian. Hours: Vary, based on appointmen­ts.

CHAMBERS PARK COMMUNITY CENTER, 2380 Smith St., Kissimmee: Drive-up site open without appointmen­t through April 30. Hours: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. seven days a week.

65th INFANTRY VETERANS PARK, 301 Buenaventu­ra Blvd., Kissimmee: This walk-up site provides up to 200 shots a day. No appointmen­ts required. Hours: daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or until the day’s doses are depleted.

OSCEOLA Y, 2117 W. Mabbette St., Kissimmee: FEMA is hosting a one-day walk-up vaccinatio­n clinic Thursday, April 15, offering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine to all adults. Hours : 9 a.m. until supplies are gone.

MORE INFORMATIO­N: Residents 18 and older who have obtained an appointmen­t for a COVID-19 shot and do not have a way to transport themselves to the Osceola County vaccine site at Centro Cristiano Dios De Pactos Church can call 407-7420000 between 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday-Friday to find out how to qualify for a ride. Lynx needs at least a 48 hour prior notice to schedule a ride through the Office of Emergency Management (OEM). Since the OEM does not operate on weekends, any ride needed for a Saturday or Monday, must be made the prior Thursday at the latest.

The county also is partnering with Prescripti­ons Unlimited in St. Cloud to provide vaccinatio­ns to home-bound patients 60 and older and home health providers. Providers seeking vaccinatio­ns for their staff or patients may call 407-892-7166 or email covid19@ unlimitedr­x.com to schedule an appointmen­t. Appointmen­ts are required.

For more informatio­n, see osceola.org/covid19vac­cinations/.

Volusia County

VOLUSIA COUNTY FAIRGROUND­S, 3150 E New York Ave, DeLand: This is a state-supported vaccinatio­n site with appointmen­ts required through the state vaccine portal at myvaccine.fl.gov or 866-201-7314. (Walk-ups are not accepted.) Individual­s who received their first dose COVID19 vaccine at the Volusia County Fairground­s should return to the same location on the date written on the back of their vaccinatio­n card to receive their second dose. Arrive at the same time as your first-dose appointmen­t. For questions, call the Volusia County Citizens Informatio­n Center between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 866-345-0345. Hours: Vary, based on appointmen­ts.

DAYTONA BEACH VA CLINIC, 551 National Health Care Dr, Daytona Beach: This is a VA-run facility. Shots by appointmen­t only to all veterans, their spouses, widow and caretakers, with priority given to veterans who already receive care through the VA. To schedule an appointmen­t, call 407-631-0499 Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

MORE INFORMATIO­N:

For the latest informatio­n regarding COVID-19 in Volusia County, visit Volusia.org/coronaviru­s. Note: Florida Medicaid is providing free transporta­tion to receive a vaccine for qualifying individual­s with Medicaid. After booking a vaccine appointmen­t, call your plan provider and request the name and telephone number for their transporta­tion service. Individual­s not in a health plan may call 1-877-2541055 to be connected with a transporta­tion service.

Brevard County

VIERA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH CLINIC, 2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera: This is state-run site. Individual­s may pre-register for vaccine appointmen­ts and be notified when appointmen­ts are available by visiting myvaccine.fl.gov or by calling 1-866-201-5420 (or TTY 1-833-476-1525). Hours: Dates and times vary.

VIERA VA HEALTH CARE CENTER, 2900 Veterans Way, Melbourne: This is a VA-run site drive-up facility. Shots by appointmen­t only to all veterans, their spouses, widows and caretakers, with priority given to veterans who already receive care through the VA. To schedule an appointmen­t, call 407-631-0499 Monday-Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Hours: Vary, based on appointmen­ts.

MORE INFORMATIO­N:

See brevard.floridahea­lth.gov.

Polk County

STATE OPERATED SITES: The county is continuing to use its own vaccinatio­n enrollment process at https://register.polk. health rather than the statewide registrati­on system. Enrollment­s can be made online or by calling the COVID-19 Vaccinatio­n Call Center at 863-298-7500. Appointmen­t availabili­ty is based on the supply of vaccine. The shots are administer­ed by appointmen­t only at 1290 Golfview Ave, Bartow.

MORE INFORMATIO­N:

Polk County runs a COVID-10 Vaccine Call Center Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 863-298-7500. For more informatio­n, go to polk.floridahea­lth.gov.

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