Floridians 18 and older can receive COVID-19 vaccine, where to get vaccinated

If you are interested in receiving the coronavirus vaccine, now is your opportunity.

Starting Monday, Floridians 18 and older can book vaccine appointments.

Late last month, Gov. Ron DeSantis made the announcement that the eligibility for the vaccine would expand to all Floridians.

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Anyone who wishes to get the vaccine can preregister on the state’s waiting list.

In Palm Beach County, individuals 16 years and old are eligible to self-schedule appointments with the Health Care District of Palm Beach County for the Pfizer vaccine online.

In the Treasure Coast, drive-thru clinics are happening Monday in Port St. Lucie. Vaccines are available for people 18 and older at Holy Family Catholic Church. The next one will be Friday at St. Lucie Catholic Church. Residents will receive a letter or phone call inviting them to register and make an appointment. Both clinics run from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.

Last Friday, Publix opened its COVID-19 vaccine scheduler to Floridians 18 and older. Appointments made through Publix on Mondays and Fridays are for the Moderna vaccine, and appointments made Wednesday are for the single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine.

On Sunday, the Florida Department of Health reported nearly 5,000 new cases of COVID-19 with a daily percent positive rate for new cases is 7.02 percent out of 68,714 tests.

Below are links to other possible vaccination options: