ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. - Orange County residents 65 and older will begin receiving the Moderna vaccine on Tuesday.
The announcement was made by Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings at a news briefing on Monday.
The Moderna vaccine will be given to residents at the Orange County Convention Center with an appointment.
The site will open 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesday and Wednesday.
On Thursday, the convention center will be open for vaccinations for a half day from 8 a.m. until noon. The site will be closed Friday through Sunday for the New Year holiday and reopen on Monday, January 4, at 8 a.m.
Mayor Demings said in the news conference that the plan is to vaccinate 1,500 Orange County residents a day at the convention center.
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