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The following COVID-19 vaccines have received emergency use authorization from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the prevention of COVID-19:

  • The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for use in persons 16 years of age and older.

  • The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for use in persons 18 years of age and older.

  • The Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine for use in persons 18 years and older. NOTE: As of April 13, 2021, the state of Florida is pausing all Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccines per the recommendation of the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the FDA. 


Where can I get the COVID-19 Vaccine?


Eligible individuals can get the COVID-19 vaccine at these locations:

  • Florida Retail Pharmacies – more than 800 retail pharmacies in Florida schedule vaccine appointments for eligible individuals. Explore these sites using the state’s Vaccine Locator.


  • Hospitals are administering the COVID-19 vaccine to health care workers with direct patient contact, including health care workers in their communities and persons 65 years of age and older, and hospital providers may vaccinate persons they deem to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19.

Find hospitals administering the COVID-19 vaccine.

  • County Health Departments are administering COVID-19 vaccine to persons 65 years of age and older.

    • County Health Departments may require you to register for an appointment. Please check your County Health Department or county government’s website for more information.  County Health Department contact information can be found at under “Contact Florida Health, Local Health Offices.


Last Updated: 6/5/2021

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