Osceola County temporarily closes COVID-19 vaccine registration

Medical center holds COVID-19 vaccine before it is administered in a clinical trial.(Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images)

The Florida Department of Health in Osceola County announced on Monday that they have received its first allocation of the Moderna vaccine.

Since Monday, those who are 65 years of age or older could call the Florida Department of Health to register for the vaccine. However, the County announced on Wednesday afternoon that they have temporarily closed registrations.

However, they said that it will reopen when more vaccines are available. When that happens, you can register via phone or email.

Telephone Option (long wait times possible)
Number: 407-343-2000

  • Please follow the telephone prompts and remain on the phone until you speak to an operator. Due to high call volume, wait times may be extended.

Email Option
Email: Osceola.Health@flhealth.gov
Subject Line: Vaccine

  • Only enter your first name, last name, and telephone number in the body. Do not enter any other personal health information.

They said that once connected, stay on the line for the next available agent after receiving more information on the COVID-19 vaccine. You will be given the option to receive updates on vaccine availability via email. Health department staff will reach out via phone call to schedule appointments to receive a dose.

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The County Health Department is reportedly also working with emergency management officials and community partners to offer community-based and mass vaccination clinics. 

If you have questions, please call the Florida Department of Health's COVID-19 Call Center at 1-866-779-6121 or email COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

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