Registration for COVID-19 Vaccine Available for Those Over 65

​This press release published at the request of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County.

COVID-19“The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County anticipates receiving its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines this week. This represents a significant milestone in our community’s response to this global pandemic,” stated Paul Myers, Administrator of the Alachua County Health Department.  “We are now accepting registrations from Alachua County residents who are age 65 and older."

Those who want to register to receive the first of two doses have two options: click here to register​ or, individuals can call 352-334-8810, 8 a.m. to midnight, seven days a week to register to receive the vaccine.
Registration requires your name, date of birth, phone number, and address.  A representative from the Alachua County Health Department will contact registrants once vaccine availability is confirmed to provide vaccination time and location.

For more information, contact Paul Myers at 352-334-8873, email, or visit

The mission of the Florida Department of Health in Alachua County is to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, & community efforts.

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