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Florida Vaccine Updates: Miami-Dade Islamic Center Holding Pop-Up Event Friday

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

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Several locations across South Florida will hold events Friday to give out doses of the vaccine - including one site that will not be closing its doors next week like originally planned.

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

Miami-Dade Islamic Center Holding Pop-Up Vaccine Event Friday

The site will be allowing anyone over the age of 12 to get a dose of the vaccine with no appointment needed starting at 12 p.m.

County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava will be at the event, located at 4305 Northwest 183rd Street in Miami Gardens. Free food baskets will also be given out.

Vaccination Site at Miami Dade College Not Closing Next Week

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.

Broward County Administering Second Doses of Pfizer Vaccines at Schools Starting May 25th

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.

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