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Health Departments in NCFL to give out COVID-19 vaccines this week

Updated: Jan. 5, 2021 at 6:19 PM EST
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. (WCJB) - More people will soon receive their appointment times from the health department to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Alachua County. According to Alachua County Health Department Administrator Paul Myers, 19,000 people have registered to receive the COVID-19 vaccine so far.

Levy County has 500 vaccines they plan to administer this week to people already signed up. According to the FDOH in Levy County, they have already filled all reservation spots for their current vaccine supply. Even though the health department will not be giving out new appointment times until they get another batch of vaccines, eligible individuals are still welcome to get their name on the list by calling 352-486-5300. According to administrators, you can expect long wait times when calling.

Marion County has temporarily suspended vaccine sign-ups after exceeding their 50,000 cap.

People 65 and older in Bradford and Union counties can begin making appointments now.

Click here to find out how to register in your NCFL county.

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