Orange County

Firefighters go door-to-door to administer vaccines to homebound residents in Pine Hills, Lockhart

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — Orange County Fire Rescue will be traveling to underserved communities to help homebound residents get a COVID-19 vaccine.

Firefighters will go door-to-door Tuesday in the Pine Hills and Lockhart communities.

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Officials said State of Florida canvassing teams will survey the areas to determine who is eligible for the vaccine.

Orange County Fire Rescue paramedics will be administering the vaccines.

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Firefighters will be in the areas from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday.

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Katlyn Brieskorn,

Katlyn Brieskorn is a Digital Assignment Editor at WFTV. She joined Channel 9 in July 2019.