At this time, the state is continuing to prioritize vaccines for frontline health care workers and individuals 65 and older to ensure that these populations have access to the vaccine. Individuals who are either frontline health care workers or are 65 and older are eligible to receive a vaccine at a state-supported site.
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All state-supported vaccine sites can make accommodations for individuals on site. If an accommodation needs to be made, alert staff on the site when you arrive.
The state is continuing to distribute vaccines statewide, daily. The state does not schedule appointments until it is guaranteed there will be enough vaccine on site.
Under Governor DeSantis’ Executive Order 20-315, hospital providers may vaccinate individuals who they have deemed to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. Individuals with a comorbidity or disability who are under the age of 65 are encouraged to reach out to their health care provider to receive a vaccine.
Once an individual calls their designated county number and provides their contact information and date of birth, they are placed in a queue for call backs. An individual will not directly speak with an operator until they receive a call back. Once the individual receives a call back, they will work with the operator to find an open appointment that works best with their schedule. Every eligible individual will receive a call back when appointments become available.
Individuals who received their first dose at a state-supported vaccination site will receive a call directly to schedule their second dose appointment. If the operator cannot reach the individual, multiple attempts will be made. As we continue to schedule these appointments, we ask for your patience. All individuals who received a first dose at a state-supported site will be contacted for their second dose appointment.
In order to ensure the site can accommodate all individuals asking to receive a vaccine, we ask that you do not go to until you have been contacted. All individuals who received their first dose at a state-supported site will be contacted to schedule their second dose appointment.
The state is working toward a process that will allow individuals to schedule their booster shot appointment on site after receiving their first dose. This process will roll out as the state continues to receive additional vaccine.
We ask that individuals receive their second dose at the same location – especially if it is at a state-supported site. Not only does this ensure they receive the correct vaccine, but it assists the state in planning for allocations, staffing needs, appointments, etc.
Per guidance issued by the CDC, the second dose should be administered as close to the recommended interval as possible. However, if it is not feasible to adhere to the recommended interval, the second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna COVID-19 vaccines may be scheduled for administration up to 6 weeks (42 days) after the first dose.
Individuals need to bring their CDC vaccination card, a form of identification and proof of residency to their second dose appointment.
It is critical that individuals bring their CDC vaccine card to their second appointment. However, if you have lost this card, individuals on site can access your information. It is important to note, this will delay the process of receiving your second dose and may increase wait time at the site.
As per a public health advisory issued by Surgeon General Scott Rivkees, part-time residents are eligible to receive a vaccine in Florida. A part-time resident is any person who temporarily resides in this state for a period of at least 31 consecutive days in each calendar year, maintains a temporary residence in this state, returns to the state or jurisdiction of his or her residence at least one time during each calendar year, and is registered to vote or pays income tax in another state or jurisdiction.
We ask that all individuals bring proof of residency to their vaccine appointment. Examples of proof of residency include:
No, you do not have be a resident of Santa Rosa County to receive a vaccine at a state-supported site. Individuals only need to be a full-time or part-time resident of the state to receive a vaccine at a state-supported site.
Appointments for a vaccine must be made by calling the designated number for your county.
Santa Rosa County: 866-201-7110
The TTY number for the deaf and hard of hearing is 833-476-1035.
The line to register online is https://myvaccine.fl.gov.
Operators will make multiple attempts to reach an individual. All operators will leave a voicemail indicating that they are calling to assist in scheduling an appointment. Please wait for the follow-up call.
The call center will make multiple attempts to reach the individual. Individuals will be called from a number with their county’s area code. Operators will leave a voicemail and continue to attempt to reach the individual.
If you need to cancel or change your appointment, please call the designated appointment number for your county and wait for an operator to call you back. They will assist in changing your appointment.
The call center will make multiple attempts to reach the individual. Individuals will be called from a number with their county’s area code. Operators will leave a voicemail and continue to attempt to reach the individual. Remember - operators will never ask you to provide credit card or other financial information. If you are asked to provide this information to schedule a vaccine appointment, please hang up.
Individuals can pre-register their information online by visiting myvaccine.fl.gov. This website will allow individuals who are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine to be contacted directly when vaccine appointments are available in their area. On the site, residents can select their county and submit their contact information. Once appointments are available, individuals will be contacted by phone call, text or email and will be assisted in scheduling an appointment.
Yes, individuals scheduled for a vaccine appointment can be accompanied by another individual.
Individuals are asked to bring a form of identification and proof of residency to vaccine appointments. Health care workers are asked to bring proof of employment (i.e., badge) and individuals 65 and older are asked to bring proof of birth date.
No. Each individual that needs to schedule an appointment should call the appointment line or visit the appointment website separately. This ensures every individual will be contacted and scheduled for an appointment.