|The Florida Department of Health, and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) have provided resources regarding COVID-19 vaccine distribution in Florida. As our federal, state and local governments work with public health officials to secure and distribute the COVID-19 vaccine, please review the following useful information:
The state of Florida is committed to providing timely and important updates regarding the distribution of a COVID-19 vaccine. The state's draft COVID-19 vaccination plan submitted to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is publicly available on the Florida Department of Health's website HERE.
On December 11, 2020, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued an Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine, so that the first COVID-19 vaccines are available to individuals 16 years of age and older.
Before receiving the vaccine, this information for caregivers and recipients may be helpful.
• (12/16) Florida is preparing to receive 367,000 doses of the Moderna vaccine next week, pending Emergency Use Authorization by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Doses of the Moderna vaccine will be distributed to 173 hospital locations that did not receive doses in the first allocation of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine. These hospital locations span 43 counties. Find the full list HERE.
• (12/14) The CDC has launched a smartphone based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Learn more about V-safe HERE.
Additionally, you can access the CDC COVID-19 Vaccination Communication Toolkit online. Please continue to monitor both agency websites for important updates.
For updates about the vaccine and distribution from Governor Ron DeSantis, text FLCOVID19 to 888777.