JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – More than 11.4 million Floridians have received at least one dose of one of the COVID-19 vaccines since the shots became available in mid-December.
You can always find a vaccination site location near you by vising vaccinefinder.org, but there are some public locations available this week.
- Agape Family Health and the JTA offer a mobile vaccination site at the Gateway Transit Hub on the Northside from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. each day through the end of the month.
- The Department of Health-Duval offers shots at three locations this week: 1) South Jacksonville Immunization Center at 3225 University Blvd. Monday through Friday only from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., with extended hours until 7 p.m. on Tuesday; 2) Pearl Immunization Center, 5322 North Pearl Street, from 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday; 3) Central Health Plaza at 515 West 6th Street from Tuesday to Friday, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. (A $10 food voucher will be given at each DOH-Duval vaccination site -- while supplies last.)
Since the second week of February, pharmacies at select Publix, Walmart, Sam’s Club and Winn-Dixie stories are all taking appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations. They now give vaccines without appointments.
- Walmart and Sam’s Club stores offer COVID-19 vaccinations at 119 stores in 34 Florida counties. Visit walmart.com/cp/1228302 and enter your ZIP code to find any available appointments. Visit samsclub.com/pharmacy to made an appointment at one of those stores. You do not need to be a Sam’s Club member to get a vaccine at one of its pharmacies.
- All Publix locations in Florida, as well as stores in Camden and Glynn counties in Georgia, offer COVID-19 vaccinations. Starting May 10, Publix pharmacies in Florida and Georgia will begin to accept walk-ins for vaccinations.
- Walgreens pharmacies at 97 Florida stores began taking appointments for COVID-19 vaccines on March 11. There are 16 locations in Jacksonville, plus stores in Clay, Alachua, Bradford and Nassau counties.
- The Panama Pharmacy in Jacksonville’s Panama Park neighborhood received 2,000 doses of the Pfizer vaccine on March 22. A pharmacist said Panama Pharmacy will be receiving 2,000 vaccine doses every week. To sign up for an appointment, visit https://www.panamarx.com/.
The state Department of Health offers preregistration for appointments at state-run sites, including each county’s health department, at myvaccine.fl.gov. Residents without internet access can still call for appointments.
For people who received a first dose, you must return to the same place for your second dose.
It is important to not mix the vaccines, so second shots are only available from the same place as your first shot. Bring the COVID-19 vaccine card provided when you got your first dose with you to get your second shot.