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UPDATE: All available COVID-19 vaccine appointments filled in Levy County, scheduling temporarily suspended

FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2020, file photo, boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are...
FILE - In this Dec. 20, 2020, file photo, boxes containing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine are prepared to be shipped at the McKesson distribution center in Olive Branch, Miss. Efforts to vaccinate Americans against COVID-19 have been stymied by a series of winter storms and outages in parts of the country not used to extreme cold weather, and hobbled transportation hubs and highways.(Paul Sancya | AP Photo/Paul Sancya, Pool, File)
Published: Feb. 23, 2021 at 2:57 PM EST
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BRONSON, Fla. (WCJB) - The Florida Department of Health in Levy County has temporarily suspended scheduling of appointments for the initial dose of the COIVD-19 vaccine.

Appointments were opened at 2 p.m. on Tuesday but were all taken in just over three hours.

Scheduling will resume when more vaccine becomes available.

Individuals may stay up to date with information by texting LEVYVACCINE to 888-777. The Levy County Health Department can be reached at 352-486-5300.

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BRONSON, Fla. (WCJB) - The Florida Department of Health in Levy County has reopened scheduling for the COVID-19 vaccination appointments.

The local DOH started accepting new appointments for first shot doses on Tuesday at 2 p.m.. This is open for individuals who are at least 65 years old, front line health care workers and first responders.

Individuals are asked to call 352-486-5300 to make an appointment.

Scheduling will continue until vaccine allotments are depleted.

Those that require a second dose DO NOT need to call. A representative from DOH will contact them directly

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