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Jackson Health COVID-19 vaccine appointments fill up in 20 minutes

Shots opened to patients 55+ with certain medical conditions

MIAMI – Jackson Health hospitals in South Florida are beginning to schedule appointments for people under 55 with certain health conditions to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.

The portal for making appointments launched after 9 p.m. Tuesday.

In 20 minutes all the appointments in the first wave were booked.

For more information, visit, jacksonhealth.org. The hospital system says updates on appointment availability will be shared on Twitter and Instagram at @JacksonHealth.

The list of medical conditions that make a patient between 55 and 65 eligible for a vaccine can be seen by clicking here.

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For further information about access to the vaccine in Florida, call 1-866-779-6121, visit this state’s website, or e-mail COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

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