COVID-19 vaccination site at MDC North to stay open an extra four weeks

The COVID-19 vaccination campaign continues at Miami Dade College North Campus with expanded access to people who are 40 years old or older.

WESTVIEW, Fla. – Florida’s COVID-19 vaccination campaign at Miami Dade College North continued Monday with thousands more who received their first dose of the Pfizer two-dose vaccine.

The state announced that the site will now be able to administer 3,000 first doses of the Pfizer vaccine per day. It was previously thought there would be supply for around 500 first doses per day in this phase, as many people are coming back for their second doses.

It was also announced Monday that the site, which was previously expected to close on April 28, will now close May 26.

Monday was the first day that eligibility in Florida expanded to all residents age 40 or older.

As of Monday morning, 3,141,836 people had completed the vaccine series in Florida, including 379,899 in Miami-Dade County and 272,201 in Broward County, according to the Florida Department of Health.

Also, 2,537,765 people received the first dose in Florida, including 336,500 in Dade and 223,772 in Broward, according to the FDOH.


Florida Department of Health (FDOH)


Florida Department of Health (FDOH)


Florida Department of Health (FDOH)

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