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COVID-19 vaccine appointments to open at Florida Publix pharmacies

Posted at 11:31 PM, Feb 09, 2021
and last updated 2021-02-16 09:45:25-05

Publix is opening appointments to administer the Moderna COVID‑19 vaccine to eligible individuals at select Florida locations. This distribution includes doses provided by both the state of Florida and the federal government and expands appointment availability to 593 Publix pharmacies in 41 counties.

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“With the addition of doses provided by the federal government, we are able to offer more Florida residents the opportunity to be vaccinated,” said Publix CEO Todd Jones. “It is our privilege to serve during this time as we all work together to reduce the impact of the coronavirus in the state of Florida.”

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Eligibility
In accordance with the state’s guidelines, vaccinations are currently being provided to individuals ages 65 and older.

Appointments
Vaccinations are provided by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy. The system will be open on three days for appointment times as follows:

The reservation system opens at 7 a.m.

Monday, Feb. 15, for appointments on
Wednesday, Feb. 17
Thursday, Feb. 18

Locations
View a full list of Florida pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. Customers can also use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at a nearby Publix.

Costs and insurance
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance cards to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.