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COVID-19 Vaccine: Where you can get vaccinated in the Tampa Bay area

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Posted at 7:46 AM, Mar 04, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-22 15:09:21-04

Availability for the COVID-19 vaccine continues to expand in the Tampa Bay area.

ABC Action News has compiled a list of the vaccine distribution plans released by each county as well as additional locations.

Please be aware, there are fake Eventbrite accounts being made to register for the COVID-19 vaccine. There is no charge for registration, it is free.

NOTE: The information below is subject to change. Please check back for the latest information.


Current eligibility in Florida:
*As of May 12, 2021*

  • All Florida residents 18 and up

The Pfizer vaccine is authorized, and recommended by the CDC, for 12 and up. All individuals under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must be accompanied by a parent/guardian and complete the COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form. You can find that form below:


Florida DOH Vaccine Locator: Click here

CDC Vaccine Finder: Search by ZIP code to find vaccines near you

Florida Vaccine Hotlines by County


HOMEBOUND SENIORS


PHARMACIES

  • CVS
    • Click here for participating locations and to schedule an appointment.
  • Walmart
    • Click here to view participating stores and schedule an appointment.
  • Winn-Dixie
    • Click here for participating locations and to schedule an appointment.
    • Walk-ins are welcomed
  • Fresco y Más
    • Click here for participating locations and to schedule an appointment.
    • Las personas sin cita son bienvenidas
  • Harveys Supermarket
    • Click here for participating locations and to schedule an appointment.
    • Walk-ins are welcomed

CITRUS COUNTY

  • Individuals can now be added to a waiting list for vaccine appointments and be notified when appointments are available in Citrus County by
    • Visiting myvaccine.fl.gov
    • Scheduling 866-201-0442
    • TTY 833-476-1036
    • Helpline 833-540-2058
  • First and second doses of the Moderna vaccine, as well as single doses of Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine, will be offered by appointment or walk-in at 8200 W. Venable St. in Crystal River on the following days and times throughout June:
    • Saturday and Sunday, June 5-6, from 9 a.m. to noon
    • Saturday and Sunday, June 19-20, from 9 a.m. to noon
    • Tuesdays and Thursdays, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
    • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
    • The Florida Department of Health in Citrus County (DOH-Citrus) is now providing vaccines to homebound residents in Citrus County.
      • Homebound residents interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine can call 352-527-0068, menu option 9 and then 3 to speak with a staff member.
      • Call center staff will gather essential information and relay the information to the outreach team who will be in touch to set up a date and time to visit the home
      • Homebound residents must complete the Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent prior to receiving the vaccine.

    DESOTO COUNTY

    • Individuals can now be added to a waiting list for vaccine appointments and be notified when appointments are available in DeSoto County by
      • Visiting myvaccine.fl.gov
      • Scheduling 866-201-7013
      • TTY 833-476-1026
      • Helpline 833-540-2075
    • County call center for vaccine-related questions: 863-491-5335

    HARDEE COUNTY

    • Individuals can now be added to a waiting list for vaccine appointments and be notified when appointments are available in Hardee County by
      • Visiting myvaccine.fl.gov
      • Calling 866-201-3158
      • TTY 833-476-1466
      • Helpline 833-959-0223

    HERNANDO COUNTY

    • Individuals can schedule a vaccine appointment in Hernando County by

    HIGHLANDS COUNTY

    • Individuals can now be added to a waiting list for vaccine appointments and be notified when appointments are available in Highlands County by
      • Visiting myvaccine.fl.gov
      • Calling 866-200-3858
      • TTY 833-476-1513
      • Helpline 833-959-0220
    • Vaccines are administered inside the former JCPenney store at Lakeshore Mall, 901 U.S. 27 North, in Sebring as follows:
      • Wednesdays through Saturdays
      • Appointments only for first and second dose from 8-11 a.m.
      • Walk-ins for first dose from 1-4 p.m. subject to daily availability
      • Walk-ins for second dose from 1-3 p.m. subject to daily availability
    • Highlands County COVID text alerts: Text HCCOVID to 888777
    • Local COVID-19 Hotline: 863-402-6800
      • 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. DAILY

    HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY

    • County locations
      • Palm River Park (indoor walk-through): Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Individuals who missed their County-dispensed second dose also will be accepted here.)
      • James A. Haley Veterans’ Hospital
        • Veterans and family members who meet the criteria below can also visit the Eventbrite registration pages at Tampa VA Events | Eventbrite to schedule vaccination appointments.
          • Community members who meet State of Florida Guidelines, and who are:
            • A Veteran NOT currently enrolled (not currently a patient receiving care in the VA), o
            • A family member of ANY Veteran - patient of VA or not
            • A family member of a VA employee

      MANATEE COUNTY

      • Manatee County is no longer holding first-dose vaccination events.
        • If you have already received your first dose at a Manatee County-operated vaccine site, you can find your second dose date here.

      PASCO COUNTY

      • First-dose vaccinations
        • To schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination at DOH-Pasco, you can call 727-861-5260 and select Option 1 for Medical Services then Option 2 for Immunizations.
          • Monday through Friday
            • 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
            • Dade City clinic located at 13941 15th, Dade City, FL 33525
          • Tuesdays and Thursdays
            • 1:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
            • New Port Richey clinic located at 10841 Little Rd., New Port Richey, FL 34654
      • Second-dose vaccinations
        • DOH-Pasco drive-thru COVID-19 vaccination sites
          • Sears Auto Center Gulf View Square Mall
            • 9409 US Hwy. 19, Port Richey, FL 34668
          • Saint Leo University
            • 33701 State Road 52, St. Leo, FL 33574
      • Students ages 12 and up, accompanied by a parent or guardian, can get their Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at the following locations:
        • June 21 and July 12
          • J. W. Mitchell High School cafeteria, from 8 a.m. to noon. Enter the school from Photonics Drive and park in the first parking lot on the right.
          • Anclote High School media center, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Park in the student parking lot.
        • June 22 and July 13
          • Sunlake High School classrooms in new building, from 8 a.m. to noon. Parking in the student parking area.
          • Fivay High School cafeteria, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Park in the lot on Chicago Avenue.
        • June 23 and July 14
          • Pasco High School cafeteria, from 8 a.m. to noon. From SR 52, pull in after tennis courts and park in staff or gym parking lot.
          • Wiregrass Ranch High School commons area, from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Park in faculty parking lot and take sidewalk between Building 300 and main office.

      PINELLAS COUNTY

      • Individuals can schedule a vaccine appointment in Pinellas County by
        • Visiting CDR HealthPro portal
        • Calling 844-770-8548
          • Call center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, and can provide guidance in English and Spanish
      • Students ages 12 and up, accompanied by a parent or guardian, can get their Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines at three area high schools in June and July:
        • June 22 and July 13 at Largo High School, 410 Missouri Ave., Largo
        • June 23 and July 14 at Gibbs High School, 850 34th St. S., St. Petersburg
        • June 24 and July 15, Pinellas Park High School, 6305 118th Ave. N., Largo

      POLK COUNTY

      • Polk County closed its portal website on Sunday, April 18.
        • As the COVID-19 vaccine becomes more widely available across the county, DOH-Polk will transition its vaccination efforts to larger walk-up vaccine point of dispensing (POD) locations across the county where appointments are not necessary.
      • Lakeland Regional Health will now be assisting DOH-Polk by scheduling anyone who wishes to receive a COVID-19 vaccine by appointment. Those interested in making a COVID-19 vaccine appointment can
        • Visit www.mylrh.org/vaccineform
        • Call 863-904-1895
          • Appointments will be available for scheduling Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

      SARASOTA COUNTY

      • The Department of Health-Sarasota has started the next phase of vaccine administration by offering a walk-up, no-appointment needed first-dose clinics at Sarasota Square Mall Monday through Saturday.
        • Individuals receiving their first dose during the DOH-Sarasota walk-up clinics at Sarasota Square Mall will be provided a second-dose appointment date and will not receive a second dose notification.
      • The Vaccine Registration Support Call Center can be reached at 941-861-8297
        • Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.