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Press Release from Publix asks residents to bring their insurance cards for Covid-19 Vaccine

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More COVID-19 vaccination appointments available at Florida Publix pharmacies

LAKELAND, Fla., Jan. 26, 2021 — Publix is once again working with the state of Florida to administer doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at select Publix pharmacies. Locations in Indian River and St. Lucie counties are being added to the list of Publix pharmacies administering the vaccination, bringing the total number to 261 in 20 Florida counties.

“Our collaboration with Governor DeSantis continues to bring needed vaccine doses to residents of Florida, and we are privileged to be part of this critical effort,” said Publix CEO Todd Jones. “With each new shipment of the COVID-19 vaccine, we are able to serve more people and more communities in our home state.” Eligibility

In accordance with the state’s guidelines, vaccinations are currently being provided to individuals ages 65 and older. The state of Florida requires individuals receiving their first vaccine dose to provide proof of residency meeting certain criteria. Residency requirements can be found at publix.com/covidvaccine/florida.

Vaccinations are provided by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy. The system will be open on two days for appointment times as follows:

Reservation system opensFor appointments on
Wednesday, Jan. 27, at 6 a.m. Eastern timeThursday, Jan. 28
Friday, Jan. 29
Saturday, Jan. 30
Sunday, Jan. 31
Friday, Jan. 29, at 6 a.m. Eastern timeMonday, Feb. 1
Tuesday, Feb. 2
Wednesday, Feb. 3

Publix Pharmacy will administer the vaccine in the following counties, while supplies last: Bay, Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Escambia, Flagler, Hernando, Indian River, Lee, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Santa Rosa, Volusia and Walton. View a full list of Florida pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine. Customers can also use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at a nearby Publix.

Costs and insurance
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.

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Publix pharmacies have also administered COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals in select Georgia and South Carolina locations. The company continues to communicate with the states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.

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