Orlando Science Center to host COVID-19 vaccine event, offer free tickets to visitors

ORLANDO, Fla. — The Orlando Science Center will be hosting a COVID-19 vaccine event later this month.

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Health care workers from the Orange County office of the Florida Department of Health will be administering vaccines to those who are eligible for their first dose, second dose or a booster, including children ages 5 to 11.

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The event will be held Saturday, Dec. 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The vaccines will be available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Those who get a vaccine will receive a complimentary ticket for general admission that can be redeemed either later that day or on their next visit, the science center said.

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The science center will host presentations on COVID-19 vaccines work and how mRNA vaccines are developed throughout the day.

For more information about the vaccine event, click here or call 407-514-2000.

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Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

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