The Department of Health in some Central Florida counties have begun administering their initial doses of COVID-19 vaccines, only to health-care workers and residents ages age 65 and up in accordance with rules issued by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis.

County by County COVID-19 Vaccination Information

Brevard

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who is distributing: Dept. of Health Brevard and HealthFirst
  • How to book appointment: Monitor the Brevard County website for the latest information on available appointments and to register. 
    To receive text alerts from Brevard County Emergency Management for when additional appointments are available, text BrevardEOC to 888777.
    For HealthFirst vaccinations, check hf.org/staywell for the latest coronavirus vaccine updates or by calling its COVID-19 hotline at 321-434-3636. 
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older.
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Health-care workers must bring their photo ID or health-care badge. People 65 and older must provide a photo ID. 

Flagler

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who is distributing: Florida Dept. of Health Flagler, AdventHealth, Publix (select locations)
  • How to book appointment: The Department of Health in Flagler said the best way to receive updates about COVID-19 vaccination appointment availability and testing, is to text "FlaglerCOVID" to 888-777. You should also monitor the Flagler County website for updates.
    To get a vaccination through AdventHealth or Publix, monitor those websites.
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older.
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Health-care workers must bring their photo ID or health-care badge. People 65 and older must provide a photo ID. 
  • Additional questions? Flagler County COVID-19 FAQs

Lake 

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who is distributing: Florida Dept. of Health Lake, Orlando Health-South Lake Hospital
  • How to book appointment: Monitor the Lake County COVID-19 website or social media for updates. You can also receive updates on mobile devices by texting "COVIDUPDATE" to 888777.
    For appointments at Orlando Health-South Lake Hospital, monitor their website. When appointments open up, you will schedule an appointment through the Lake County scheduling website.
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older. Orlando Health is offering vaccines to its patients.
  • Cost: None 
  • What to bring: Identification and, if you are a frontline health-care worker with direct patient contact, a copy of your medical license, employee badge, or a current pay stub. If you have been on a blood thinners for less than a year or have had recent heart related surgery, take medications for atrial fibrillation, currently or any cancer treatments, cancer within the last six months, or take any immunosuppression medication please bring documentation from the provider stating that you may take the vaccine. 

Marion

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who is distributing: Florida Dept. of Health Marion, Select Publix locations
  • How to book appointment: Monitor the Marion County Health Dept. website and its Twitter account. Also continue to monitor the Publix vaccine website.
    Marion County will post a vaccination request form when vaccines become available on its website.  If you do not have computer access, you can call the Marion County COVID-19 hotline at 352-644-2590 Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and staff will submit the form online for you. 
  • Vaccination dates: Staff will call to schedule a vaccination appointment as vaccine becomes available. 
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older. 
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Health-care workers must bring their photo ID or health-care badge. People 65 and older must provide a photo ID. 

Orange

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who is distributing: Florida Dept. of Health Orange, AdventHealth, Orlando Health, True Health
  • How to book appointment: Orange County will post the latest vaccination information on its website. Monitor the AdventHealth and Orlando Health websites for updates on when appointments are available. To go through the county, register online at ocfl.net/Vaccine. For Truth Health registration, go to the Truth Health website.
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older. 
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Photo ID

AdventHealth Community Program

  • Who is eligible: Community health-care personnel with direct patient contact, established AdventHealth Medical Group patients who are at least 65 years old, and AdventHealth caregivers' relatives who are at least 65 years old
  • How to book appointment: Eligible AdventHealth Medical Group patients will receive an email invitation to schedule an appointment. Appointments are required, and walk-ups will not be accommodated. Those who wish to be notified when they might be eligible to receive the vaccine can register for alerts. All appointments currently are booked.
  • Location: Adjacent to Orlando International Airport
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Proof of health-care employment or age (for those eligible who are at least 65 years old) required
  • Note: Vaccines could be either Pfizer or Moderna, depending upon supply

Orlando VA Clinic Medical Center

  • Who is eligible: Veterans who receive Veterans Administration care and are and are employed as fire fighters, police officers, corrections officers, food and agricultural workers, United States Postal Service workers, manufacturing workers, grocery store workers, public transit workers, and those who work in the educational sector (teachers, support staff, and daycare workers)and who have not yet received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine.
  • How to book appointment: Vaccines will be available for walk-ins or by appointment, as supply allows. Appointments are not required.  Call 407-631-0499 on Monday through Friday from 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m. Eastern Time, or leave a voicemail during non-business hours, and the call will be returned.
  • Vaccination dates: January 16 and January 18, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Location: Orlando VA Medical Center at 13800 Veterans Way in Orlando. The vaccination clinic is in the fourth-floor auditorium.
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Identification or documentation proving employment in one of the eligible fields

Osceola

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who is distributing: Dept. of Health Osceola, Orlando Health and AdventHealth
  • How to book appointment: Monitor the Osceola County website for the latest availability information, or sign up for county text alerts. When availability is announced, call 407-943-8600 to schedule an appointment.
    Monitor the AdventHealth and Orlando Health websites for updates on when appointments are available. 
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older. 
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Health-care workers must bring their photo ID or health-care badge. People 65 and older must provide a photo ID. 

Polk

Seminole

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who is distributing: Dept. of Health Seminole, Orlando Health and AdventHealth
  • How to book appointment:  When available, register online at prepareseminole.org. Appointments are currently filled through January 23, but you can check for cancellations through the website.
    Monitor the AdventHealth and Orlando Health websites for updates on when appointments are available. 
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older. 
  • Location: Oviedo Mall, 1700 Oviedo Mall Boulevard, Oviedo (entrance nearest the Food Court, between the Paul Mitchell School and Oyishi Japanese Steakhouse). 
  • Cost:  None
  • What to bring: Government-issued ID

Seminole County Public Schools

  • When to book appointment: Now for employees who receive emails
  • Who is eligible: Seminole County Public School employees who are at least 65 years old
  • How to book appointment: Register via the link provided to employees who received the email. Walk-ins will not be accepted.
  • Vacinnation dates: January 20 for the first dose and February 10 for the second dose
  • Location: Lyman High School at 865 S. Ronald Reagan Blvd. in Longwood
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: No information provided

Sumter

State of Florida Department of Health/Global Medical Response

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who can get an appointment:  Individuals who are at least 65 years old
  • How to book appointment: Continue to check the vaccination registration site at sumterfl.saferestart.net for future appointments, and complete the requested information.
  • Vaccination dates: Daily from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. for scheduled appointments only. Continue to check the vaccination registration site at sumterfl.saferestart.net.
  • Location: An outdoor, drive-through location central to the Villages. No other information was provided.
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: No information released

Sumter County Health Department COVID-19 vaccination 

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who can get an appointment:  Individuals who are at least 65 years old 
  • How to book an appointment: Monitor the Sumter County Health Department for the latest information. When new vaccine events are announced, it will post an online registration form on the website.
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Eventbrite registration ticket and a valid form of identification (driver's license, passport, etc.). For those who do not have a printer, write down the order number provided after successful completion of registration. Those who have a bleeding disorder or are currently taking a blood thinner medication are required to either have a doctor's note of clearance for vaccination or will be asked to sign a waiver.

Volusia

  • Appointments or walk-up?: Appointments only
  • Who can get an appointment: Individuals who are at least 65 years old
  • Who is distributing: Florida Dept. of Health Volusia, Select Publix locations
  • How to book appointment: Monitor the Volusia County website and social media for upcoming availability. Individuals who are not able to access the internet via a computer, tablet or telephone may call 866-345-0345 for assistance scheduling an appointment.
  • Who can get the vaccine: Health care workers and people 65 and older. 
  • Cost: None
  • What to bring: Photo ID