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Florida Vaccine Update: NSU COVID-19 Site To Transition to Department of Health

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

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In one South Florida county, various high schools will be giving out a second dose of the Pfizer vaccine at campuses across the county for a one week period starting Tuesday.

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

NSU COVID-19 Vaccination Site To Transition to Department of Health

Nova Southeastern University's vaccination center will conclude its appointments on Wednesday, May 26, and is transitioning to one that will be operated by the Department of Health (DOH) beginning Tuesday, May 25. 

This free vaccination site will be open to all residents 12 years of age and older, no appointment necessary.

The site will be offering the two-dose Pfizer vaccine. Anyone who received their first dose of Pfizer at the NSU vaccination center can obtain their second dose at the new DOH site. Please note that anyone who received a vaccine different than Pfizer will not be able to receive their second dose at this site.

The DOH vaccination site is located at 7901 SW 36th Street, Suite 206.

It will be open Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday noon – 8 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., and will be closed Thursday and Friday.

Broward County Administering Second Doses of Pfizer Vaccines at Schools Starting Tuesday

The partnership between the Florida Department of Health-Broward County and the Broward County Public Schools is providing the second round of free, voluntary Pfizer COVID-19 vaccinations to students, staff and their families ages 12 and up at all public high schools and participating charter high schools in the county.

Students younger than18 years of age can be vaccinated without a parent or guardian present if they bring a consent form signed by a parent or guardian with them to the event. The event runs from May 25th to June 1st. For a list of locations, click on this link.

Vaccination Site at Miami Dade College Not Closing

The vaccination site at Miami Dade College, which was scheduled to close May 25th, will be remaining open.

The site will be shifting from being a FEMA-run location to a site run by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue with drive-thru and walk-up vaccinations available.

The site, operated by the State of Florida and supported by FEMA, is open seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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