Anyone 40 and older can get COVID-19 vaccine at upcoming event in Eatonville

Appointments required

A vaccination record card is shown during a COVID-19 vaccination drive for Spring Branch Independent School District education workers Tuesday, March 16, 2021, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip) (David J. Phillip, Copyright 2021 The Associated Press. All rights reserved.)

EATONVILLE, Fla. – Anyone 40 and older who’d like to get a COVID-19 vaccine can do so during a one-day-only event happening this weekend in Eatonville, as long as they secure an appointment.

The event will happen Friday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church of Eatonville, located on Kennedy Boulevard.

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About 500 Pfizer vaccine doses will be given and as of Monday, there were still 150 or so appointments left. To secure a slot, call either 407-335-4403, 407-960-1485 or 407-335-4179 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To be eligible, a resident must fall into one of the following categories:

  • Long-term care facility residents and staff
  • Persons 40 years of age and older
  • Health care personnel of any age with proof of employment
  • K-12 school and child care employees of any age with proof of employment
  • Sworn law enforcement officers of any age with proof of employment
  • Firefighters of any age with proof of employment
  • Individuals with a high risk medical condition of any age with medical documentation