Across South Florida's major counties, locations are beginning to expand who they are allowing to get doses of the COVID-19 vaccine with some places starting at the age of 12.
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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.
The vaccines will be offered at:
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.
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.
Miami Area Walgreens Pharmacies Now Offering Vaccine for Adolescents Ages 12-15
Individuals seeking a COVID-19 vaccination can now schedule appointments online by clicking here or by calling 1-800-Walgreens, both available in English and Spanish.
For additional convenience, Walgreens offers same day appointments, as well as walk-in appointments if a time slot is available.
Select CVS Pharmacy Locations Offer COVID-19 Shots for Kids Ages 12 to 15
Starting Thursday, May 13th, participating CVS Pharmacy locations will begin administering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to this newly eligible population.
Parental or legal guardian consent is required, and children must be accompanied by an adult. Because the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is the only FDA-authorized COVID-19 vaccine for adolescents in this age group, patients are encouraged to schedule an appointment online at cvs.com or through the CVS Pharmacy app to ensure availability. Walk-ins are also accepted.
To find out which locations are offering appointments, click here.