ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — On Monday, Mayor Jerry Demings spoke at a news conference in Orange County, giving the latest COVID-19 updates. Here are the key takeaways from Monday’s news conference.
- Free COVID-19 testing is available at ocfl.net/testing.
- The Orange County Convention Center vaccination site run by the Florida Department of Health in Orange County is currently booked for appointments.
- Please cancel any unwanted appointments to allow openings for others.
- Later this week, an announcement will be made regarding when appointments will open up again at the Orange County Convention Center.
NEW: VACCINES THROUGH ADVENTHEALTH
On Friday, April 16, 2021, AdventHealth is offering the COVID-19 vaccine for residents 16 years old and up. This site will offer the Pfizer brand vaccination (4,600 appointments total). A consent form for individuals under 18 years old is required and a parent/guardian must be present with a minor.
Online appointments are required, no walk-ups will be accommodated.
Visit ocfl.net/vaccine to schedule.
ORANGE COUNTY LAUNCHES MOBILE VACCINE PROGRAM
The Barber Park Drive-Thru site is booked this week for online appointments. However, walk-ups from 5 p.m. though 7 p.m. are still available from April 12 through April 16.
VACCINES AT BRAVO SUPER MARKETS
The events are free and open to Florida residents. The site will administer 400 Johnson & Johnson vaccines at each event. Interested residents are urged to arrive early, as supply is limited.
-Thursday, April 15, 2021 Bravo Supermarket 13024 Narcoossee Rd., Orlando, FL 32832 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
-Friday, April 16, 2021
999 N Semoran Blvd., Orlando, FL 32807
10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
VACCINES AT THE MEXICAN CONSULATE
Friday, April 16, 2021
Saturday, April 17, 2021
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Mexican Consulate Facilities
2550 Technology Drive, Orlando, FL 32804
9 a.m. (until supply is exhausted)
VACCINES AT VALENCIA COLLEGE
Valencia College’s West Campus continues to offer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine until May 6, 2021. The site is open 7 days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Walk-ups only.
Valencia College – West Campus
1800 Kirkman Road, Orlando, FL 32811
7 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily
REMINDER: Residents ages 16 and 17:
- Must have a parent or guardian register them (if the vaccination site requires appointments) or provide evidence of emancipation.
- Must bring a completed consent form.
- Must be accompanied by a legal guardian during the vaccination.
- Are currently only eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine.
- For additional vaccination sites in Orange County, visit ocfl.net/Vaccine.
- The next news conference is scheduled for April 15, 2021 at 4:30 pm.