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Florida Vaccine Updates: Residents Getting Vaccine Choice at MDC Distribution Site

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

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After nearly two weeks of concern over the Johnson & Johnson vaccine regarding rare complications for some, it has made its return to a popular South Florida site with now even more choices.

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

Pompano Beach Opening Second Vaccination Site

The city will expand its efforts and offer Pfizer vaccine doses at the E. Pat Larkins Community Center, located at 520 Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard starting Monday.

The site will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays. No appointment is needed and the vaccines will be given on a first come, first serve basis. As a result, the site at the Moore Community Center will be closing Monday.


Miami Gardens Opens Walk-Up Vaccination Site

The site is located at the Brentwood Pool (18880 NW 28th Place) and is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

No appointment is required and all Florida residents are eligible. No word was released on how long the site would remain open.

Click here for a list of vaccination sites in Miami-Dade and Broward counties


Johnson & Johnson Shots Return to FEMA Vaccination Site at Miami Dade College

Federally-supported vaccination sites in the state of Florida resumed administering the Johnson & Johnson vaccine starting Sunday.

The Florida Division of Emergency Management said sites will open at 7 a.m. and will have the capacity to administer 3,000 doses of the vaccine every day. People will be able to choose between the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines at the North Campus site.

The announcement comes after officials with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Food and Drug Administration lifted an 11-day pause on Johnson & Johnson's single-dose shot Friday.


Uber to Offer Free Rides to Vaccination Sites in Miami-Dade

Uber is offering free rides to vaccination sites in Miami-Dade County.

Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced Thursday the company donated 20,000 free rides.

 Look for details at miamidade.gov/vaccine.

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