COVID vaccine rolling out in Tampa Bay this week

The COVID vaccine is now available in Florida. Healthcare workers started getting vaccinated in December, and now the vaccine is becoming available to seniors in Hillsborough and Pinellas Counties this week.

Both counties are starting the reservation process for residents 65 and older either online or by phone. Those looking to make an appointment online can do so at, and appointments are available by phone at 888-755-2822. Vaccinations will begin in Hillsborough on Tuesday, January 5th, and in Pinellas on Wednesday the 6th.

More information about the vaccine distribution in Tampa Bay can be found HERE. More information about who is able to receive the COVID vaccine--and when--can be found HERE.

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