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Posted on: January 4, 2021

[ARCHIVED] COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID19 vaccine info and updates

The Florida Division of Emergency Management and the Florida Department of Health are overseeing and monitoring three priority vaccination operations. 

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County's COVID-19 Vaccine local appointment hotline is currently CLOSED, as they work to transition to a new website-based appointment system.

Who Qualifies for the First Phase of Vaccines? 

  • Long-term care facility residents and staff
  • Palm Beach County Residents 65 and older 
  • Healthcare personnel with direct patient contact 

How to Request a Vaccination Appointment 

All appointments must be requested via email to

Include Contact Information

Please remember to include your name, phone number, and date of birth. 

When Can I Expect a Call Back for an Appointment? 

All emails are being received and will be contacted in order with further instructions as appointment slots and options become available. Vaccination appointments are based on dosage availability.

No Appointment, No Vaccine

No vaccines will be given without an appointment. Please do not show up at any Florida Department of Health locations for a vaccine, or to request an appointment. This should be done by email only at this time.

Updates & Information 

Specific details about the COVID-19 Vaccine are subject to change as Palm Beach County continues to work with the Health Department to safely and effectively, make the vaccine available to County residents. 

 Florida Department of Health 

Additional updates on local vaccine distribution will be communicated through the Health Department's website at and through their twitter account @HealthyFLPBC.  

For any additional questions about the vaccine at this time, the State COVID-19 Call Center can be reached by calling 1-866-779-6121 or emailing  and is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week or visit

Palm Beach County 

Get answers to COVID-19 Vaccine Frequently asked questions and check Palm Beach County's COVID-19 Vaccine webpage regularly for the latest updates. 

Talk to Your Doctor

Make sure you speak with your primary care provider to answer any questions you have about the vaccine before you receive it.

Receive Texts from Governor DeSantis

For Updates about the vaccine and distribution from Governor Ron DeSantis, text FLCOVID19 to 888777.


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