Lake County to offer COVID-19 vaccines to high-risk front line health care workers, people 65 and older

Lake County to offer COVID-19 vaccines to high-risk front line health care workers, people 65 and older

LAKE COUNTY, Fla. — Lake County health officials will begin to offer COVID-19 vaccines Wednesday to high-risk front line health care workers and those who are 65 and older.

During the first phase of vaccinations, the following people will be vaccinated:

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  • Long-term care facility residents and staff;
  • Persons 65 years of age and older; and
  • Health care personnel with direct patient contact

Two vaccine sites will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday through Saturday.

The vaccine will be offered at the following locations:

  • Cooper Memorial Library, 2525 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, Florida 34711
  • Lake Sumter College, 9501 US-441, Leesburg, Florida 34788

Residents will need to register by calling 352-742-4830. Those who register are asked to bring identification and, if you are a health care worker, a copy of your medical license, ID badge or a current pay stub.

Starting Friday, all vaccine sites in Lake County will be open Mondays through Saturdays on a first-come, first-served basis.

Appointments will not be required. All previous scheduled appointments will be honored.

Residents will receive the Moderna vaccine and it will be free.

For more information, click here or call 352-742-4830.

See map of vaccine sites below: