Thousands of Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines arrive in Central Florida

ORLANDO, Fla. — Florida is starting to receive shipments of the third vaccine in the U.S. to combat the spread of COVID-19.

County heath officials confirmed Thursday night that thousand of doses of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine have already arrived in the area.

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Orange County is reporting that the FEMA vaccine site at the Valencia College West Campus has received 6,000 J & J doses.

Officials is Seminole County also confirmed Thursday that 3,000 J & J vaccines have been delivered to the county.

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Officials have not said how the new vaccines will be distributed, or how to sign up if eligible.

Channel 9 is working to gather more information on this and other breaking news around the COVID-19 vaccine in Central Florida.

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