The waiting is the hardest part for people who want the COVID-19 vaccine, but now a wait list at Walmart and Sam's Club is providing a glimpse of hope. For some, it means the pandemic and all of the hardships that have come along with it will be in the rearview mirror.
All K-12 employees across Florida are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine but only at specific sites. Those under the age of 50 can only register at a federal vaccination site, while those 50 and older can sign-up at state-run facilities.
The COVID-19 vaccine eligibility pool is a little deeper as K-12 employees, law enforcement officers, and firefighters 50 or older, as well as those deemed high risk by a doctor, can now get the shot based on Gov. Ron DeSantis's latest executive order.
For the second year, students at the school are dedicating their jump to 18-year old Max Williams, a former student of the elementary school and son of Erin Williams, a guidance counselor at the school.
Another grocery chain may soon be offering the COVID-19 vaccine. North-Central Florida Congresswoman Kat Cammack tells TV20 the government is working on using Hitchcock's locations as vaccine sites. Meanwhile, bad weather up north is causing delays in vaccine deliveries here.
It's a shot in the arm for North-Central Florida. Pharmacies at major chains are getting ready to administer the COVID-19 vaccine across parts of our region, and there will be multiple choices of locations as well.
Crowds of people packed Ben Hill Griffin Stadium, not for a Florida Gators football game but instead to receive a COVID-19 vaccine. Fans called an audible, and instead of cheering a score, celebrated a shot in the arm.