As a supply of the coronavirus vaccine has become available across Florida, residents are understandably anxious to know when they will be able to stand in line for a dose.
One of the largest sites in South Florida distributing the vaccine will continue to do so even on the Easter holiday Sunday.
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Miami Dade College FEMA Site To Remain Open Easter Sunday
If you are ages 40 and over and thinking about getting a COVID-19 vaccine, the Miami Dade College North Division of Emergency Management FEMA site will be administering vaccines Easter Sunday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
FEMA Master Public Information Officer Mike Jachles announced anyone that meets the age criteria may go to a FEMA supported site with a valid government-issued ID and receive a COVID vaccine without an appointment.
On Monday, April 5th, anyone ages 16 and 17 will be able to receive a vaccine for that one day. In order to receive the vaccine, the teen must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, and show proof that the person is in fact a parent or legal guardian with either a birth certificate or court document.
Federally-Supported Vaccination Sites in Florida Shifting From Pfizer to J&J Shots
Federally-supported vaccination sites in Florida will transition to administrating the Johnson & Johnson one-dose shot next week.
"The state has been able to make this change as it receives an increased allocation of the Johnson and Johnson vaccine this week," a press release read.
Starting Tuesday, April 6, the Pfizer vaccine will no longer be available at the sites in Jacksonville, Orlando, Tampa and Miami.