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Covid-19 Vaccine

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May 6, 2021: Update to State-Run Vaccination and Testing Sites

Effective Tuesday, May 11, the following sites are beging changed to Mobile Vaccination Sites with reduced schedules due to drop-off in participation.

Vaccination Sites: 

Site

Days of Operation

Hours of Operation

Bus

Vaccine

Florida Memorial University

Mondays and Thursdays

10:00am – 6:00pm

M22 CGIG

Moderna, J&J

Ronselli Park

Wednesdays and Saturdays

10:00am – 6:00pm

M22 CGIG

Moderna, J&J

Helen Miller Center

Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

10:00am – 6:00pm

M25 ACHealth

Pfizer, J&J

Lester Brown (Brentwood) Park

Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

10:00am - 6:00pm

M25 ACHealth

Moderna, J&J

Testing Sites: 

  • Manuel Artime Center – Last day is Saturday, May 15th
  • Sherbondy Park – Last day is Saturday, May 22nd
  • Amelia Earhart Park – Last day is Saturday, May 22nd
  • Hard Rock Stadium – Last day is Friday, May 28th
  • Marlins Park – Last day is Friday, May 21st

 

April 5, 2021: Age Eligibility Change

Individuals 18 years of age or older who live in Florida may receive the COVID-19 vaccine as outlined in the Governor's Executive Order. Minors 16 and 17 years of age may receive the Pfizer vaccine but must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to the vaccination site. Complete your pre-registration online or call 305-614-2014.

 

March 25, 2021: Age Eligibility Change

Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that all Floridians 40 and older will be eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine starting on Monday, March 29. Anyone 18 and older will be eligible starting Monday, April 5.

 

Updated State-Supported Vaccination Sites

The State of Florida is operating vaccination sites for eligible individuals at the following locations:

Bucky Dent Park Gymnasium (Walk-up)

2250 West 60th Street, Hialeah, FL 33016

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week - No appointment required for this location

Hard Rock Stadium (Drive-Thru)

347 Don Shula Drive, Miami Gardens, FL 33056

9 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week

Marlins Park (Drive-Thru)

501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125

8 a.m. to 3 p.m., 7 days a week

Oak Grove Park – Father Gerard Jean-Juste Community Center (Walk-up)

690 NE 159th Street, Miami, FL 33162

8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., 7 days a week

Overtown Youth Center – Parking Lot (Walk-up)

1551 NW 1st Avenue, Miami, FL 33136

8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., 7 days a week - No appointment required for this location

To get an appointment you must first pre-register online at MyVaccine.FL.gov or by calling 1-888-499-0840 (TTY#: 1-888-256-8918). You will be contacted by email or phone when first dose appointments become available. Individuals who are in these prioritized populations should be prepared to show proof of employment, such as a badge, when they arrive at the site to receive their vaccine. Second dose appointments are scheduled on site immediately after individuals receive their first dose. Please visit MyVaccine.FL.gov or call the COVID-19 State Information line at 833-540-2065 for additional information.

Homebound Senior Residents:

Homebound seniors can email the State of Florida at HomeboundVaccine@em.myflorida.com to request to be vaccinated at home. For more information on the state’s vaccination programs, call the state’s COVID-19 Information Line at 1-833-540-2065.

Jackson Health System:

Jackson Health System (JHS) offers an online platform for eligible vaccine recipients living in Miami-Dade County to request a vaccination appointment. If you are unable to schedule an appointment, please return to their page routinely for ongoing updates as they receive additional vaccines. Request an appointment with JHS

Baptist Health System:

Baptist Health is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible recipients living in Miami-Dade County. Request an appointment with Baptist Health

Nicklaus Children's Hospital:

Teens and young adults ages 16 to 21 currently under the care of physicians or specialists for medical conditions identified by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) as posing an increased risk for severe illness associated with COVID-19 can be registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Individuals older than 21 and under the medical care of a pediatrician or pediatric specialist are also being evaluated on a case-by-case basis. Candidates need to provide the Florida COVID-19 Determination of Extreme Vulnerability form, completed by their physician, to confirm their clinical status. Request an appointment with Nicklaus Children's Hospital

 

March 19, 2021: Covid-19 Vaccine (Age Eligibility Change)

Starting Monday, March 22, Miami-Dade County vaccine sites will begin vaccinating people 50 & older. Age eligibility will expand to those 40+ on March 29, lowering the age by 10 years each week.
 
To pre-register with the County, visit http://miamidade.gov/vaccine or call 305-614-2014.

 

Federally Supported Locations:

Sites are operated as a partnership between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S Department of Defense, the Florida Department of Health, Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida National Guard.

Miami Dade College - North Campus (Walk-up location)
11380 NW 27th Avenue, Miami, FL 33167
Open seven days a week
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Eligible 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.

Individuals who are in the prioritized populations should be prepared to show proof of employment, such as a badge, when they arrive at the site to receive their vaccine. This site will vaccinate individuals deemed extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 by a physician. Individuals will need to present a physician's certification. Second dose appointments are scheduled on site immediately after individuals receive their first dose. To learn more, visit the State of Florida's vaccine information website or call the COVID-19 State Information line at 1-833-540-2065.

Mobile Vaccination Sites:

Vaccinations being offered for eligible individuals at temporary mobile locations. Appointments are not required.

Ronselli Park (Walk-up locaton)
250 SW 114th Avenue
Sweetwater, FL  33174
Open March 3-10
7 a.m to 7 p.m.

Loren Roberts Park (Walk-up location)
650 NW 5th Avenue
Florida City, FL 33034
Open March 3-10
7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Federal Pharmacy Program:

The Federal Retail Pharmacy Program for COVID-19 vaccination is a collaboration between the federal government, states and 21 national pharmacy partners and independent pharmacy networks to increase access to COVID-19 vaccination across the United States.

CVS Health

CVS Pharmacy, CVS Phaymacy y Más, and Navarro Discount Pharmacy locations in Miami-Dade County offer the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible residents. Patients must register in advance at CVS.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app. Individuals without online access can contact CVS customer service at 1-800-746-7287. Walk-in vaccinations without an appointment will not be provided.

Publix

Eligible residents may receive the vaccine at Publix pharmacies. Vaccination appointments are scheduled online only. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy.

Walmart

Eligible residents may receive the vaccine at select Walmart pharmacy locations. All locations are by appointment only. Book your appointment online. You need to create a free account in order to sign up for an appointment.

Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más

Eligible residents may receive the vaccine at select Winn-Dixie or Fresco y Más (owned by Winn-Dixie) pharmacy locations. All locations are by appointment only. Appointments are booked online at Winn-Dixie or Fresco y Más. Winn-Dixie/Fresco y Más recommends printing and filling out the consent form before your appointment (forms will also be available in stores).

VA Hospitals

The Miami VA Healthcare Systems are offering COVID-19 vaccines to veterans already receiving care from the VA. Check available locations.

 

March 5, 2021:

M-DCPS Teachers, School-Site Staff of Any Age Qualify for COVID-19 Vaccines

All Miami-Dade County Public Schools teachers and staff, of any age, including custodians, cafeteria staff and bus drivers, in Pre-K through 12 schools and childcare programs, will now be able to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. The federal program will prioritize vaccinating all school staff and childcare workers, with no age restrictions, during the month of March.
 
Employees may schedule an appointment by visiting cvs.com. All M-DCPS employees, regardless of age, can also obtain a vaccine at South Florida's first federal vaccination site, which opened this week at Miami Dade College North Campus. The site is open seven days a week from 7 AM to 7 PM. Walk-ins are accepted and appointments are not required.

 

February 25, 2021:

Publix - Covid-19 Vaccines:

Starting March 1st, Publix will begin offering COVID-19 vaccines for seniors 65+ in Miami-Dade County. Appointments can only be made online and will open up to the public starting on Friday, February 26 at 7 AM. 
 
To make an appointment, please visit: Publix

 

February 23, 2021:

Navarro, CVS y Mas Pharmacies to Begin Vaccinating Seniors in Miami-Dade County

Starting Wednesday, February 24, Seniors 65+ in Miami-Dade County can make an appointment to get a Covid-19 Vaccine at all 31 Navarro and 35 CVS Y Mas stores located in Miami-Dade County.

Qualifying individuals will be able to make an appointment beginning tomorrow, Wednesday 2/24 by visiting cvs.com. This includes appointments at any Navarro location as well.

 

February 22, 2021:

Starting this week, Jackson Health will begin vaccinating adults 55 and older with at least one of the medical conditions listed in their graphic below. Register here as appointments become available: http://jacksonhealth.org/keeping-you-safe

 

February 20, 2021: 

Federal COVID vaccination site coming to MDC North Campus

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis’ office announced Federal COVID vaccination site coming to MDC North Campus. The site will open on March 3 and will operate seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The site will administer 2,000 vaccines a day and will have two smaller mobile satellite sites that will each administer 500 vaccines a day in underserved areas. To pre-register, please visit: https://myvaccine.fl.gov/

 

February 10, 2021:

Beginning on Friday, February 12th, Walmart and Sam’s Club pharmacies will begin administering COVID-19 Vaccines through locations across the state. Below please find two locations in Miami-Dade County:

  • Walmart: 9300 NW 77 Avenue, Hialeah, FL 33016
  • Walmart: 17650 NE 2 Avenue, Miami Gardens, FL 33169

For more information and to check availability and schedule an appointment, visit:

www.walmart.com/COVIDvaccine and www.samsclub.com/covid.



February 4, 2021:

Miami-Dade County has launched a pre-registration system for seniors 65+ and healthcare providers to sign up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine as supplies become available. Pre-register online by visiting https://vaccines.nomihealth.com/mdc or by calling 305-614-2014.

Miami-Dade County is coordinating closely with hospital and healthcare partners, the Florida Department of Health, municipalities, and private partners to vaccinate members of our community against the coronavirus (COVID-19) as quickly and efficiently as possible. According to state guidelines, the top priority for vaccination – following long-term care residents and staff and frontline healthcare workers – are those who live in Miami-Dade County age 65 and older. Miami-Dade County is working hard to add new vaccine appointments for seniors 65+ as additional vaccines become available. Check here for an available appointment.

Second Dose Appointments
Miami-Dade County is in the process of scheduling second dose appointments for seniors 65+. Those who received their first dose vaccine at a Miami-Dade vaccination site will receive an email or text to schedule their second appointment during the week of the date on the CDC card received at your first appointment. Those who do not respond to the email or text will be contacted by phone to schedule the second dose appointment.

Vaccinations are by appointment only and walk-ups will not be accepted.

 

Who can get vacinated?

The first three groups to receive the vaccine according to current state guidance are

1. Long-term care facility residents and staff

2. Persons 65 years of age and older

3. Health care personnel with direct patient contact

 

To receive the vaccine in Florida, individuals in the three priority groups need to show proof that they live in Florida.    

If an individual does not have a valid State of Florida ID or driver’s license, they will need to provide two of the following documents as proof that they live in Florida:

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

- A utility hookup or work order dated within 60 days.

- A utility bill, not more than 2 months old.

- Mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statements, not more than 2 months old.

- Mail from a federal, state, county, or municipal government agency, not more than 2 months old.

 

Where can i get vaccinated? 

Miami-Dade County

- Miami-Dade County is opening appointments online and through a phone option as more vaccines become available. Supplies are currently extremely limited; Appointments: https://vaccines.nomihealth.com/mdc

Jackson Health System

- Jackson Health System (JHS) offers an online platform for Miami-Dade County residents age 65 or older to request a vaccination appointment. If you are unable to schedule an appointment, please return to their page routinely for ongoing updates as they receive additional vaccines. Request an appointment with JHS

Homebound Seniors in County Public Facilities

Miami-Dade County will provide vaccines directly to homebound seniors age 65 and older who live in County facilities or receive County services and wish to be vaccinated.

- Miami-Dade County staff are directly contacting these individuals to schedule vaccinations.

Hard Rock Stadium

- The State of Florida is operating a drive-thru vaccination site at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens for seniors 65 years of age or older and health care providers. An appointment is required to receive the vaccine. Walk-ins will not be accepted. To request an appointment, call 1-888-499-0840. TTY #: 1-888-256-8918

- Second Dose Appointment at Hard Rock Stadium: Individuals will receive a call or email approximately 2 weeks after their first vaccination at Hard Rock Stadium to schedule their second appointment. A state call center or email representative will provide individuals with open appointment slots.

Marlins Park

- The State of Florida is operating a drive-thru vaccination site at Marlins Park in Miami for seniors 65 years of age or older. An appointment is required to receive the vaccine. Walk-ins will not be accepted. To request an appointment, call 1-888-499-0840. TTY#: 1-888-256-8918

Baptist Health System

- Baptist Health is offering the COVID-19 vaccine to members of the community who are 65 years or over or who have certain conditions that put them at high risk of severe illness from the virus.  Schedule an appointment

 

How can I register to be notified when I can receive a vaccine?

- Eligible individuals interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine can complete a one-time registration form to be notified by phone call, text message or email when the COVID-19 vaccine becomes available.

Once you register, you will receive the COVID-19 vaccine at Marlins Park or Hard Rock Stadium. These locations are run by the State of Florida. Please visit the Florida Department of Health's COVID Vaccine Registry to complete the form online or call 1-866-200-3856 (TTY: 1-833-476-1455).

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides the latest vaccine information:

 

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