ORLANDO, Fla. - Publix reopened its registration portal for COVID-19 vaccine appointments on Monday.
However, the portal was completely filled before noon, according to the chain's website.
The next chance to sign up is Wednesday, March 10th at 7 a.m.
However, please note that anyone who signs up on Wednesday will receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Monday and Friday portal openings will be reserved for those who want the Moderna vaccine. Publix announced this change on Monday.
Those eligible to sign up for a vaccine include:
- All Florida residents 65 years of age and older
- Florida K-12 teachers and personnel of any age
- Medically vulnerable residents with a physician-signed form
- Law enforcement 50 years of age or older
Appointments can be made at publix.com/covidvaccine.
"Our collaboration with Governor DeSantis continues to bring needed vaccine doses to residents of Florida, and we are privileged to be part of this critical effort," said Publix CEO Todd Jones. "With each new shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine, we are able to serve more people and more communities in our home state."
The State of Florida requires individuals receiving their first vaccine dose to provide proof of residency, such as an ID or utility bill.
All 730 Publix pharmacies in Florida now offer the COVID-19 vaccine.
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