Florida lowered COVID-19 vaccine eligibility age. Here's where to get the shot in Central Florida.


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The state of Florida officially loosened the age requirements to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. All full or part-time residents age 60 or older are now eligible to receive the vaccine.

The new requirements place those 60 and up in the same boat as the state's first-responders, healthcare workers, educators, childcare workers and immunocompromized adults. We've compiled a list of Central Florida locations where newly eligible residents of Central Florida can schedule appointments to receive the vaccine.

Orange County

  • South Econ Park Gym
    This FEMA-run, drive-thru site is operating on a first-come, first-served basis. It's located at the rec center in South Econ Community Park.
  • Valencia College, West Campus
    This site operates seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Walk-ups are welcome

Polk County

Polk County currently administers all vaccines at their state-run site in Bartow. The address is 1290 Golfview Avenue. Appointments can be made here.

Osceola County

  • Centro Cristiano Dios De Pactos

    This site is open for appointments via the state vaccine portal. It's located at 1130 Simmons Road, Kissimmee.

  • Mary Jane Arrington Gym & Aquatic Center

    This site is offering 500 vaccinations a day on a first-come, first-served basis.It's located at 625 Country Club Dr, Poinciana.

Seminole County

  • Oviedo Mall

    The Oviedo Mall site is offering vaccines by appointment.

Lake County

  • St. Patrick Catholic Church

    This site is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays on a first-come, first-served basis. They also schedule appointments in the early morning hours for second doses.

  • Amazon Distribution Site

    This site is open Tuesday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. The address is 7453 Republic Drive, Groveland.

  • South Lake Hospital

    This site is open for appointments only. The address is 1900 Don Wickham Dr, Clermont. Appointments can be made at (877) 321-2684.

Florida pharmacies and businesses

Many Florida businesses are offering vaccinations via their pharmacies. Appointments can be made via the following companies' vaccination portals: CVS, Walmart, Publix, Winn-Dixie, Walgreens, and Sam's Club.

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