Orange County COVID vaccine portal closes after 30 minutes

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Orange County announced Friday morning that they had closed the portal for the COVID-19 vaccine after reaching the limit.

CDR Maguire, which operates the portal, said all 4,900 appointments had been booked by 8:30 a.m.

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Residents were allowed to pre-register online before registering for COVID-19 vaccinations.

For seniors who weren’t comfortable or are unable to use the internet, the county staffed four community centers to assist residents who need help registering for the vaccine.

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Updates on future appointment openings can be found here.

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