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COVID-19 Vaccines in Florida

Latest Vaccine Updates

11/19

Booster shots are available for all adults who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine six or more months ago, and adults who received a Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine two or more months ago. Learn more

11/2

The CDC recommends that children 5-11 years old be vaccinated against COVID-19 with the Pfizer-BioNTech pediatric vaccine. Learn more.

10/21

Booster shots are available for those who received a Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine and meet certain criteria. To learn more, click here. The Department of Health has also developed infographics outlining the current eligibility, which can be found here:
Additional Doses
Booster Doses

9/24

The CDC recommends a booster shot of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for those in high risk occupational and institutional settings. To learn if you are eligible, click here.

8/11

The CDC released new data on the safety of the COVID-19 vaccines in pregnant people and is recommending all people 12 years of age and older get vaccinated against COVID-19. To learn more, click here.

8/4

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has revised the emergency use authorization for REGEN-COV, authorizing it for emergency use as post-exposure prevention for COVID-19. To learn more click here.

6/21

More than 11 million Floridians have now received the COVID-19 vaccine. To find a vaccine location near you, click here.

5/12

The Food & Drug Administration has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 12 years of age or older. To obtain the vaccine in Florida, individuals 12-17 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian and complete the COVID-19 vaccine consent form. To download a copy of the form, click here.

4/27

 At this time, COVID-positive patients may be able to receive COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (CmAb) therapy. Talk with your doctor regarding specific treatments. There are 175 sites in Florida listed on the National Infusion Center’s COVID-19 monoclonal antibody (CmAb) Locator including both hospital and non-hospital sites.  Click here to find a location near you.

4/26

FDA and CDC lift recommended pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine use following thorough safety review.  Click here to learn more.

4/13

The state of Florida is pausing all Johnson & Johnson (Jansenn) vaccines per the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the time being. Click here to learn more about the CDC and FDA guidance.

COVID-19 Vaccine Communications Toolkit for Partner Organizations

The Florida Department of Health has designed a
communications toolkit
to help your organization build vaccine confidence among the communities you serve.

Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program

Some Florida residents are unable to travel to a COVID-19 vaccination site due to health or mobility reasons, but COVID-19 vaccines are still available for them. If you are homebound and would like to be scheduled for an in-home visit to receive a COVID-19 vaccine,  contact the Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination Program at HomeboundVaccine@em.myflorida.com or 833-930-3672.

Am I eligible for the vaccine?

All Floridians are eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as authorized by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.  Click here to learn more

Find COVID-19 vaccination sites near you.

Appointments may be required, and specific vaccine types and brands may not be available at all sites.

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FAQs

No. COVID-19 vaccines are free in Florida. No matter where you get the vaccine, whether from a state site, a church or a retail pharmacy like CVS or Publix, there is no charge.

The State of Florida continues to support and ensure adequate COVID-19 vaccine supply are widely available, including booster doses and additional doses. Individuals can talk to their health care provider about whether getting a COVID-19 vaccine booster dose or an additional dose is appropriate for them.

According to the CDC, a booster dose increases the immune response of individuals who have completed the recommended number of initial doses for a COVID-19 vaccine.

According to the CDC, an additional dose is to achieve a sufficient immune response among immunocompromised individuals.

The CDC determines eligibility for an additional doses and booster doses. The Florida Department of Health has outlined information below.

Additional Doses
Booster Doses