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All adults in Florida eligible for COVID-19 vaccine beginning April 5

Published: Mar. 25, 2021 at 9:20 AM EDT|Updated: Mar. 25, 2021 at 9:54 AM EDT
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) - All Floridians ages 18 and older will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine starting on April 5, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday.

The governor’s announcement also noted Floridians who are 40 and older can start getting the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday, March 29.

Florida residents can pre-register for the vaccine at this link. Those registered will be contacted when the vaccine is available.

Those wanting the vaccine can pre-register over the phone. Phone numbers for the county’s pre-registration hotline can be found here.

The governor’s announcement pointed out that many retail pharmacies across the state are administering the vaccine. This includes 150 CVS locations, 125 Walmart and Sam’s Club locations, more than 70 Winn-Dixie locations, 730 Publix pharmacies and soon to be over 600 Walgreens pharmacies across the state.

More information on receiving the vaccine at retail pharmacies is available on their respective websites:

The governor’s full video announcement can be viewed at this link or below.

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