Osceola County

Osceola County to offer COVID-19 vaccines for students ages 5 and up this week

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Osceola County will host a COVID-19 vaccination event for students ages 5 and up this week.

The free vaccine event will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 1875 Fortune Road in Kissimmee.

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends that children between the ages of 5 and 11 receive the Pfizer vaccine to help protect against COVID-19.

Pfizer vaccinations will be available during this event.

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This event is for all Osceola County students ages 5 and older who are attending public, private, charter and virtual schools.

FDOH-Osceola continues to offer the Pfizer vaccine for those 5 years of age and older and the Moderna vaccine for those 18 and older by appointment.

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Residents interested in receiving a COVID-19 vaccination may call 407-552-0120.

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