Three new COVID-19 vaccine pop-up sites open in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla. — State officials will have 1,200 COVID-19 shots on hand to vaccinate people in underserved communities.

There are three pop-up events planned in Orlando Wednesday.

They will be located at the Grace Medical Home, Valencia Community College on Paramore Avenue and the Parkwood Plaza Shopping Center.

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Each site will have 400 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

“The problem is 90% of our clients are walk-up clients,” said Karlette Karras. “So, they don’t have transportation to get to these sites and they don’t have internet access to look up these sites.”

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The sites will be open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

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