All Floridians 18 and older are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

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On March 25, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis has announced that beginning Monday, April 5 all Floridians ages 18 and older will be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. Those ages 16 and 17 are also able to get the vaccine with parental consent.

The Florida Governor wrote the following on Twitter on March 25:

“I’m pleased to announce that beginning this Monday, March 29, all Floridians age 40 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning the following Monday, April 5, all Floridians age 18 and older will be eligible.”

Floridians can register for the vaccine online at Once pre-registered, they’ll be contacted when the vaccine is available in their area. Floridians can also call the vaccine pre-registration phone number for their county, listed here.

Metro Inclusive Health is now offering COVID-19 vaccines to all adults 18 and up by appointment. Ages 16 and 17 are also eligible for the vaccine with parental consent.

You can also schedule to get the vaccine through CVS and Publix.

The FEMA vaccination site in Tampa is now offering only the single-shot Johnson & Johnson Vaccine.



Written by Andrew Harlan

Andrew Harlan

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