|BREVARD COUNTY, FL. — The Florida Department of Health in Brevard County (DOH-Brevard) will offer free, appointment-only COVID-19 vaccinations of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, January 4, 2021. |
Appointments are available to:
Those ages 65 and older
Healthcare workers who provide direct patient care but who are not associated with a hospital system.
The appointment line, 321-454-7141, will be available to make COVID-19 vaccination appointments starting today (Tuesday, December 29, 2020) for the drive-through vaccination clinic at 2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way, Viera. Appointments will be scheduled beginning Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Vaccinations will be administered Monday through Friday, between 1:15 p.m. and 4:15 p.m., until further notice. A driver’s license or healthcare badge is required at time of appointment.
Please review the COVID Vaccine Fact Sheet and screening questions on the COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form prior to your appointment. If you answer ‘yes’ to any screening questions, you will need to bring a doctor’s note to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. Print and complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form to bring to the appointment for more efficient service. The Moderna COVID-19 vaccination series is two doses, given one month apart. If you receive one dose of the Moderna vaccine, you should receive a second dose of the same vaccine one month later to complete the vaccination series. After vaccination, you will be asked to park nearby for 15 minutes to be monitored for adverse reactions. Please visit d “Moderna Facts and Privacy” at (LINK) for additional information on what to expect during and after the vaccination.
More information about the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine can be found at https://www.modernatx.com/covid19vaccine-eua/recipients/. For the COVID-19 Vaccine consent form and for the
Moderna Facts and Privacy form visit FDOH Brevard’s COVID-19 Testing Information at http://brevard.floridahealth.gov/events/2021/01/covid19-vaccination.html
Everyone, including those who have received both doses of vaccine, should continue to follow CDC recommendations on wearing face coverings, social distancing, and practicing good hand hygiene.
From Brevard County Commission Chair Rita Pritchett
Vaccines for Covid for over 65
On Monday, January 4th, DOH will start vaccinating those 65 and older, and healthcare workers who provide direct patient care but who are not associated with a hospital system.
Beginning tomorrow, people will be able to schedule appointments with DOH
Vaccines are by appointment ONLY (due to vaccine handling instructions and logistical issues)
Appointments can be scheduled via DOH’s appointment line at 321-454-7141
The vaccines will be provided via a drive-through setup at DOH’s Viera clinic (2555 Judge Fran Jamieson Way)
The vaccine is free and a driver’s license or healthcare badge is required at time of appointment
Individuals will be required to complete the COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form, which will available for download prior to their appointment
We will be putting out a press release, around 1130AM, with all of the details outlined above and also share it on social media.
Please let us know when vaccinations will be given closer to Palm Bay. I can’t travel all the way to Viera at this time.