Federal COVID-19 vaccination sites coming to Florida, including Orlando
ORLANDO, Fla. - The State of Florida is getting four more federally-supported COVID-19 vaccination sites.
The sites will be established in Miami, Orlando, Tampa and Jacksonville.
Governor Ron DeSantis made the announcement on Friday.
The sites are:
Tampa Greyhound Track
755 E. Waters Ave.
Tampa, FL 33604
Valencia College – West Campus
1800 S. Kirkman Road
Orlando, FL 32811
5200 Norwood Ave
Jacksonville, FL 32208
Miami Dade Community College (North Campus)
11380 NW 27th Ave.
Miami, FL 33167
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The sites are expected to open on March 3 and will operate seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Officials said each site will administer about 2,000 vaccines per day.
They also said each site will have two smaller, mobile satellite sites that will each conduct about 500 vaccinations per day in underserved areas.
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Each established site, along with its two mobile sites are expected to offer 3,000 vaccinations per day.
These sites are opening through a partnership between the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), U.S. Department of Defense, the Florida Department of Health, Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida National Guard.
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The state will utilize the current preregistration system.
To preregister with the statewide system, individuals can visit myvaccine.fl.gov.