Groveland partners with Amazon, Health Department to distribute COVID-19 vaccines

GROVELAND, Fla. — The City of Groveland has partnered with Amazon and the Department of Health in Lake County to provide free COVID-19 immunizations.

The vaccinations will take place at the Amazon Distribution site at 7453 Republic Drive in Groveland.

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They began administering doses of the Pfizer vaccine starting at 8 a.m. Wednesday and will continue to do so this week until they run out of doses.

The vaccines will be distributed via drive-through on a first come, first served basis.

Eligibility is limited to people 65 and older as well as health care providers still in need of a first or second dose. A valid Florida Driver’s License or identification card will be required for proof of residency.

The Department of Health in Lake County expects the site to fill up quickly.

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They’ll post live updates on site capacity on their website here, and on twitter, @FLHealthLake.

For more information, contact the Florida Department of Health for Lake County’s COVID-19 Hotline at (352) 268-9299, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.