Volusia County

Volusia County closes COVID-19 vaccine registration after 500 seniors book appointment

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. — Volusia County closed its registration for the COVID-19 vaccine after 500 seniors booked an appointment.

The county gave seniors the chance to sign up to get the Moderna vaccine.

The appointments will be Thursday, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Volusia County Fairgrounds in DeLand.

READ: Here’s where to find the COVID-19 vaccine in your county

Health officials said they will reopen the site in 28 days to offer people their second dose of the vaccine.

READ: At least 20 cases of coronavirus variant in Florida, CDC says

Katlyn Brieskorn, WFTV.com

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