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COVID-19 Vaccines in Florida

Latest Vaccine Updates

1/5/22

The CDC recommends that moderately or severely immunocompromised children 5-11 years old receive an additional primary dose of vaccine 28 days after their second shot. At this time, only the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is authorized and recommended for this use.

1/5/22

The CDC recommends that people can now receive a booster shot five months after completing their Pfizer-BioNTech primary series. The booster interval for people who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine (two months) or the Moderna vaccine (six months), is unchanged.

12/9/21

Everyone ages 16 and older can get a booster shot.

11/30/21

Learn more about booster shots and additional doses by using the COVID-19 Vaccine ChatBot.

11/19/21

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

11/2/21

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

10/21/21

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

9/24/21

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.

8/13/21

CDC recommends the Pfizer and Moderna additional dose for moderately to severely immunocompromised people.

8/11/21

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.

8/4/21

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.

Find Out if You’re Eligible for a Booster or Additional Dose

Booster shots and additional doses increase your immune response. Find out if you need a booster shot or an additional dose. Or use the COVID-19 Vaccine ChatBot to learn more.

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