Publix reopens vaccine portal as age eligibility lowers in Florida

Publix has reopened its registration portal for COVID-19 vaccine appointments on Monday.

The portal reopened at 7 a.m. Those booking on Monday will receive the two-dose Moderna vaccine. Those who want the Johnson & Johnson vaccine must book appointments when Publix reopens its portal on Wednesday.

Florida lowered the age to be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine in Florida to 50 on Monday.

Therefore, the following are eligible to receive a vaccine at a Publix pharmacy:

  • Florida residents 50 and older
  • Any medical worker
  • 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

Eligible residents can book their appointment at

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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