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Florida Vaccine Updates: Miami-Dade Schools Offering Vaccine Doses This Weekend

Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Florida, and the effort to stop it

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Across South Florida, several locations - including schools in one district - will be allowing residents as young as 12 years old to get their latest doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.

Here's what we know today about the coronavirus outbreak in Florida, and the effort to stop it.

Six Miami-Dade Schools to Offer Vaccines This Weekend

Vaccines for the general public are available this Saturday, May 15th, and Sunday, May 16th, at six school locations in Miami-Dade from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.:

  • North Miami Senior High School: 13110 NE 8th Ave, North Miami, FL 33161
  • Miami Jackson Senior High School: 1751 NW 36th St, Miami, FL 33142
  • Miami Sunset Senior High School: 13125 SW 72nd St, Miami, FL 33183
  • Homestead Senior High School: 2351 SE 12th Ave, Homestead, FL 33035
  • Robert Morgan Educational Center: 18180 SW 122nd Ave, Miami, FL 33177
  • Hialeah Gardens Senior High School: 11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd, Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018

Appointments are not required but you are encouraged to pre-register by clicking this link.

City of North Miami Giving Second Dose of Pfizer Vaccine This Weekend

The event will be a follow-up from one that took place April 24th and 25th. Doses will be given at the Joe Celestin Center (1525 NW 135th Street) from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.

UM Health, DiMaggio Children's Hospital to Begin Vaccination Children Ages 12+

Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital in Hollywood will begin vaccinating children ages 12-15 with the Pfizer vaccine by appointment only. Appointments are open through Centralized Scheduling at 954-276-4340 or via MyChart. 

UHealth will provide free vaccinations to uninsured and underprivileged children starting Monday, May 17th from 9 a.m. to noon at the following locations:

  • May 17th - Visitation Catholic Church (1821 NW 22nd Street, Miami)
  • May 18th - Center for Haitian Studies (8260 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami)
  • May 19th - Air Base K-8 Center (12829 SW 272nd Street, Homestead)
  • May 21st - Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church (11691 NW 25th Street, Doral)
  • May 22nd - Little Havana Health Fair (434 SW 3rd Avenue, Miami)

Appointments can be schedule at 305-243-6407 and walk-ins are also welcomed.

Click here for a list of vaccination locations in Miami-Dade and Broward counties

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