DOH-Polk Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Availability at Local Clinic Locations

POLK COUNTY, FL. – The Florida Department of Health in Polk County will now be providing COVID-19 vaccines to individuals weekly at the following days, times, and locations:

  • Mondays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.- Lakeland Health Department (3241 Lakeland Hills Blvd, Lakeland, FL 33805)
  • Wednesdays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.- Auburndale COVID Testing Location (245 E. Lake Avenue, Auburndale, FL 33823)
  • Fridays from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.- Haines City Health Department (1700 Baker Ave E, Haines City, FL 33844)

DOH-Polk will be offering both the Moderna and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

No appointment is necessary; however, if individuals wish to make an appointment, they may contact DOH-Polk’s Information Center at 863-519-7911.

Individuals are encouraged to visit the state’s COVID-19 vaccine locator to find vaccine availability across the county located nearest them. This can be found by visiting http://www.floridahealth.gov/ and clicking the Vaccine Site Locator map located on the home page. For COVID-19 related questions, individuals may call DOH-Polk’s COVID-19 Information Center at 863-519-7911 for information.

Individuals who are homebound and wish to receive the COVID-19 vaccine may register on the state’s homebound website at homeboundvaccine@em.myflorida.com. Their request will be routed to a regional incident management team that conducts home visits to administer the vaccine.

The Florida Department of Health in Polk County remains committed to continuing the distribution of COVID-19 vaccines across the county. To date, more than 250,000 of Polk County residents have received a COVID-19 vaccine.

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