In one South Florida city, a pop-up event will take place allowing residents the chance to get vaccinated for the first time.
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Homestead Announces Pop-Up Vaccination Events
Friday and Saturday
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The city of Homestead is offering two walk-up vaccination events for Florida residents 18 years of age and older.
The first event will take place Friday from 10am – 6pm at the Phichol Williams Community Center, 951 SW 4th Street. The second event will take place Saturday from 10am – 6pm at J.D. Redd Park, 550 Homestead Boulevard.
Appointments are not needed. The vaccine being offered is the Johnson & Johnson one-shot vaccine. Individuals must provide identification, but proof of Florida residency is not required.
Miami-Dade County Opening Three Vaccine Locations Next Week
The sites will be open on specific dates through a partnership with the Florida Department of Health:
- Health District Center, 1350 NW 14th Street (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday)
- Little Haiti Clinic, 300 NE 80th Terrace (Monday, Wednesday and Friday)
- West Perrine Clinic, 18255 Homestead Avenue (Monday-Friday)
Pfizer vaccine doses will be distributed and everyone ages 16 and older are eligible.
Nova Southeastern University Dropping COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate for Students, Staff
Nova Southeastern University is no longer mandating that staff and students be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 for the fall semester.
In a statement Wednesday, the university said its requirement for vaccinations will no longer be in effect due to a Florida law signed by Gov. Ron DeSantis and set to go into effect on July 1 that bans businesses from requiring vaccinations.