Fighting COVID: How you can apply for the COVID-19 vaccine in NCFL counties
**This story will be updated with the latest information concerning the COVID-19 vaccine roll out in NCFL**
People over the age of 65 in Columbia, Marion and Alachua counties are now able to apply for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Starting Monday, Jan. 5 people in Bradford and Union Counties will be able to schedule appointments to be vaccinated. (DETAILS)
According to Levy County, they are expected to release their plans on the roll out for this phase of the vaccine distribution in the start of the new year. (STORY)
In order to get your name on the list, you will need to provide some basic information such as your date of birth, phone number and address.
Once eligible residents submit their information on the website, they will be placed in line for a call-back by staff to set an appointment.
Staff will call to schedule a vaccination appointment on a first come, first served basis as vaccines becomes available.
Alachua County residents can register HERE.
Columbia County residents can register HERE.
Putnam County residents can register HERE.
While online applications are preferred in most counties, another way to apply is over the phone:
Alachua County: 352-334-8810
Bradford County: (904) 964-7732 (no online portal) (NO MORE APPOINTMENTS)
Columbia County : 386-406-7006
Gilchrist County: 352-463-3120 (SUSPENDED- CHECK BACK NEXT WEEK 1/11)
Levy County: 352-486-5300 (no online portal) (NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW RESERVATIONS AT THIS TIME)
Marion County: 352-644-2590 (TEMPORARILY SUSPENDED REGISTRATION, ASKS PEOPLE NOT TO CALL)
Putnam County: (386) 329-1904 and select option #1 (operational on Jan. 1).
Union County: (386) 496-3211 (no online portal for application)
Health department officials, however, say you can expect long wait times with this method.
At this time, Bradford and Union Counties are only offering appointments by phone.
Bradford County Health Department: (904) 964-7732
Union County Health Department: (386) 496-3211
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