ORLANDO, Fla. — Publix opened its COVID-19 vaccination appointment portal Wednesday morning, and all appointments were booked within two hours.
Florida residents who are over 65, residents and staff members of long-term care facilities or health care workers were eligible to make a vaccination appointment at 6 a.m. Wednesday.
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Several Publix stores across Florida offered the vaccine, including stores in Brevard, Flagler, Marion and Volusia counties.
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The stores will give out 100 to 125 vaccines per day, and an appointment is required.
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Residents have to provide proof of residency to receive the vaccine.
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Publix is not allowing residents to make an appointment by phone; they must make an appointment online.
If you didn’t get an appointment Wednesday, Publix said it will reopen its vaccination registration at 7 a.m. Friday.
Click here to make an appointment.
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