wplg logo

Broward Health to end public 1st dose COVID-19 vaccine distribution

Jackson Health System announced this week it will also end their distribution of 1st doses

FILE PHOTO: Broward Health was at capacity for COVID-19 vaccine appointments through February

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. – One day after Miami’s Jackson Health System announced it would stop distributing the first dose of COVID-19 vaccines to the public on the last day of April, Broward Health officials said that the last day they will distribute first doses will be April 23.

They, too, cited low demand and extensive vaccination resources throughout the county and South Florida.

In an announcement, Broward Health said it would continue to vaccinate people who have already been scheduled for an appointment.

[Where To Get Vaccinated: Miami-Dade County sites | Broward County sites]

About the Author:

Michelle F. Solomon is the podcast producer/reporter/host of Local 10's original, true crime podcast The Florida Files and a digital journalist for Local 10.com.