Seniors in Seminole County receive second dose of coronavirus vaccine
Both sisters were more than happy to finally be getting the second shot of the coronavirus vaccine after getting the first shot last month. It was just amazing how fast Seminole County got this together and how organized they were and we are very impressed,” DeBroske saidSeminole was the first county in the state to give the vaccine to the public last month. On Monday, officials said about 200 seniors were scheduled to get the second dose of the Moderna vaccine. Really a lot of hope here today as we help to really save lives,” Seminole County Emergency Management Director Alan Harris said. Harris said they will begin administering the second dose of the Pfizer vaccine this weekend for seniors who have appointments set up.
‘Help is on the way:’ Seminole begins delivering COVID-19 vaccine to those in need
(Louisa Gouliamaki/Pool via AP)SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Seminole County leaders say the process of distributing the COVID-19 vaccine has been going well thus far and now they’re looking to expand their efforts by delivering doses to those in need. There is no fee, it’s absolutely free of charge, this is supported by Seminole County government. So we are now at over 120 individuals in the hospital systems here in Seminole County with COVID,” Harris said. As vaccine efforts expand, he said Seminole County teachers are anxiously awaiting their shots. And Seminole County is ready, willing and able to do whatever we can to provide this vaccine,” he said.
Seminole County opens first vaccine site for elderly residents at Oviedo Mall
SEMINOLE COUNTY, Fla. – Seminole County was one of eight counties in the state selected for a pilot program that has workers distributing the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at the Oviedo Mall this week. “We are the first county in the state to do this, and to have this vaccine site, open to the public,” Seminole County Chairman Lee Constantine said. He told News 6 Seminole County was selected and that it received 8,100 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine. Jeff Wray said he’s one of those scheduled to get the COVID-19 vaccine at the Oviedo Mall. Seminole County, as well as other Central Florida county leaders, are working with the Florida Division of Emergency Management to expedite vaccine distribution to more of their residents.
Here’s how Seminole County residents 65 and older can schedule to get a COVID-19 vaccine
OVIEDO, Fla. – Seminole County health leaders announced they will begin administering the coronavirus vaccine to people over the age of 65 beginning on Monday. People who do not live in Seminole County also qualify for these doses but everyone must make an appointment. “This is for all of Central Florida, Seminole County just happens to be one of the pilot programs, Orange County right now is doing a dry run like we did last week right now at the convention center so we assume Orange County will probably be open pretty soon and other counties will follow suit very shortly,” Seminole County Emergency Manager Alan Harris said. Seminole County has received 8,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine but is working to secure more. “I just see it as the light at the end of the tunnel,” said Dr. Todd Husty, Seminole County Medical Director “This is game-changing.