Here’s how local residents 65 and older can register for the COVID-19 vaccine – WPBF West Palm Beach

The COVID-19 vaccination process is well underway in Florida.Residents of long-term care facilities, health care workers and people 65 and older are all eligible.Officials are now releasing information on how people can register to receive the vaccine:Publix Stores:Covid-19 vaccines are available at 67 Publix pharmacies in Palm Beach County, seven in Martin County, 11 in St. Lucie County and eight in Indian River County. The vaccine is not currently available at Publix stores in Okeechobee County. All local appointments were booked within one hour Wednesday.The next appointment window will open on Friday at 6 a.m. More information can be found here. Palm Beach County:No longer taking appointments via email. County working to schedule more than 200,000 current appointment requests.Future appointments will be made available directly through vaccination sites, and details for these registration systems will be provided here at a later date.Town of Palm Beach:Residents of the Town of Palm Beach can register for vaccine by clicking here.Residents can be added to the Town of Palm Beach vaccine waitlist by clicking here. Martin County:The Martin County Department of Health is launching an online registration process for drive-thru vaccination clinics. Registration will open Wednesday, January 20 at 11am. You can find more information here. St. Lucie County:Vaccine is now being offered to St. Lucie County residents 65 years of age and older by appointment only. The appointments are available Monday January 25 through Wednesday, January 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fenn Center.Those who have already signed up on the Health Department's waitlist will have priority registration for this event and will be contacted through Eventbrite to sign up. Officials said they have more than 30,000 appointments on the waitlist and expect all appointments for this event to be taken. To be notified for future vaccine appointments, register for the county's waitlist by clicking here. If you'd like to schedule an appointment by phone, you can call 772-446-8480.The county urges residents to contact their medical providers, including hospitals and pharmacies, as those agencies are able to acquire vaccines directly from the manufacturers. The county also urges residents to register with Alert St. Lucie to be notified when vaccines are available. Click here to sign up. Indian River County: Two vaccination clinics will be held Wednesday, January 27 and Thursday, January 28 by appointment only for residents 65 and older. The online reservation to receive the COVID-19 vaccination through Indian River County will open Monday, January 25 at 9:30 a.m. To schedule an appointment, click here. The form will not be active until registration opens. When new appointments become available, a phone line will be available for residents needing technical assistance with scheduling. Call 772-226-4000 for assistance in submitting an appointment reservation or for general information. The hotline will be open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.Individuals with scheduled appointments must bring a form of identification and must wear a mask. Those with appointments can save time by bringing a completed COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form, which can be found here. Walk-up appointments are not accepted at this time. County officials recommend opting in to ALERT Indian River, Indian River County's alerting system by clicking here for updates and announcements for expansion of vaccination criteria and notifications for additional vaccination clinics and appointments. This is not an appointment system or waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine. Second Doses in Indian River County:The Indian River County Health Department will begin issuing second doses for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines beginning the week of February 2. Individuals who received their first dose from the Indian River County Fairgrounds will be notified with an automated call and an appointment time within a few days of their second dose.If you have any questions, you can call 772-226-4000. Okeechobee County:All of the Okeechobee County Health Departments' appointments for the week are booked. The county will advise when more appointments are available depending on vaccine arrival. Cleveland Clinic Patients:COVID-19 appointment scheduling is currently suspended. State-Run Vaccination Sites:Gov. Ron DeSantis announced this week that Hard Rock Stadium in Miami-Dade County will be a vaccination site.A limited number of vaccine appointments for seniors 65 and older will be available starting Thursday, January 7 at 2 p.m. More information on registration can be found here. We will update this article with new information as its made available.

The COVID-19 vaccination process is well underway in Florida.

Residents of long-term care facilities, health care workers and people 65 and older are all eligible.

Officials are now releasing information on how people can register to receive the vaccine:

Publix Stores:

Covid-19 vaccines are available at 67 Publix pharmacies in Palm Beach County, seven in Martin County, 11 in St. Lucie County and eight in Indian River County. The vaccine is not currently available at Publix stores in Okeechobee County.

All local appointments were booked within one hour Wednesday.

The next appointment window will open on Friday at 6 a.m. More information can be found here.

Palm Beach County:

No longer taking appointments via email. County working to schedule more than 200,000 current appointment requests.

Future appointments will be made available directly through vaccination sites, and details for these registration systems will be provided here at a later date.

Town of Palm Beach:

Residents of the Town of Palm Beach can register for vaccine by clicking here.

Residents can be added to the Town of Palm Beach vaccine waitlist by clicking here.

Martin County:

The Martin County Department of Health is launching an online registration process for drive-thru vaccination clinics. Registration will open Wednesday, January 20 at 11am. You can find more information here.

St. Lucie County:

Vaccine is now being offered to St. Lucie County residents 65 years of age and older by appointment only. The appointments are available Monday January 25 through Wednesday, January 28 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Fenn Center.

Those who have already signed up on the Health Department's waitlist will have priority registration for this event and will be contacted through Eventbrite to sign up. Officials said they have more than 30,000 appointments on the waitlist and expect all appointments for this event to be taken.

To be notified for future vaccine appointments, register for the county's waitlist by clicking here.

If you'd like to schedule an appointment by phone, you can call 772-446-8480.

The county urges residents to contact their medical providers, including hospitals and pharmacies, as those agencies are able to acquire vaccines directly from the manufacturers.

The county also urges residents to register with Alert St. Lucie to be notified when vaccines are available. Click here to sign up.

Indian River County:

Two vaccination clinics will be held Wednesday, January 27 and Thursday, January 28 by appointment only for residents 65 and older.

The online reservation to receive the COVID-19 vaccination through Indian River County will open Monday, January 25 at 9:30 a.m. To schedule an appointment, click here. The form will not be active until registration opens.

When new appointments become available, a phone line will be available for residents needing technical assistance with scheduling. Call 772-226-4000 for assistance in submitting an appointment reservation or for general information. The hotline will be open weekdays from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Individuals with scheduled appointments must bring a form of identification and must wear a mask. Those with appointments can save time by bringing a completed COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form, which can be found here.

Walk-up appointments are not accepted at this time.

County officials recommend opting in to ALERT Indian River, Indian River County's alerting system by clicking here for updates and announcements for expansion of vaccination criteria and notifications for additional vaccination clinics and appointments. This is not an appointment system or waiting list for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Second Doses in Indian River County:

The Indian River County Health Department will begin issuing second doses for the Moderna and Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines beginning the week of February 2. Individuals who received their first dose from the Indian River County Fairgrounds will be notified with an automated call and an appointment time within a few days of their second dose.

If you have any questions, you can call 772-226-4000.

Okeechobee County:

All of the Okeechobee County Health Departments' appointments for the week are booked. The county will advise when more appointments are available depending on vaccine arrival.

Cleveland Clinic Patients:

COVID-19 appointment scheduling is currently suspended.

State-Run Vaccination Sites:

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced this week that Hard Rock Stadium in Miami-Dade County will be a vaccination site.

A limited number of vaccine appointments for seniors 65 and older will be available starting Thursday, January 7 at 2 p.m. More information on registration can be found here.

We will update this article with new information as its made available.

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