Monroe County Emergency Management, Walgreens, the City of Islamorada, and the Florida Department of Health in Monroe County held three vaccination events in partnership on Wednesday, March 25. The vaccination events took place at Bernstein Park on Stock Island, Big Pine Park on Big Pine Key, and Founders Park in Islamorada. At the three events, approximately 800 residents were vaccinated.
For more information or to sign up for the vaccine through the Florida Department of Health, visit myvaccine.fl.gov. Once pre-registered, you will be notified when appointments become available.
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility
Yesterday, Governor DeSantis announced new eligibility guidelines for COVID-19 vaccinations in Florida.
Beginning on Monday, March 29, all individuals 40 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Beginning on Monday, April 5, all individuals 18 and older will be eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
Visit this website for the most up-to-date information about COVID-19 vaccines in Monroe County: monroe.flhealth.gov/vax.