Who is eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Florida?

Ivonne Burgess, 81, gets the first dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at a FEMA vaccination site at Miami-Dade College, Wednesday, March 3, 2021, in North Miami. (Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved)

As of April 5, all adults in Florida are now eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccines.

Teens ages 16 and 17 can also get the Pfizer vaccine with parental permission.

Some sites, including the FEMA-supported hub at Miami Dade College’s North Campus, will vaccinate those 16- and 17-year-olds only if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian with documentation (birth certificate, court paper). Check with specific vaccine providers for information on patients 16 and 17.

The Pfizer vaccine is approved for use in those 16 and older. Other vaccines are for 18+.

Where to get vaccinated?

For information on vaccine locations in Miami-Dade, click here.

For information on vaccine locations in Broward, click here.

For the latest COVID-19 news and updates, click here.


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