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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN OKALOOSA COUNTY IS PROVIDING PFIZER BOOSTER DOSES

October 07, 2021

 

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) is providing Pfizer booster doses to eligible groups as well as first and second doses of COVID-19 vaccines. Appointments are recommended but not required. Appointments can be made by calling 850-344-0566.

COVID-19 boosters are currently recommended for certain individuals who received the Pfizer vaccine only.

The CDC recommends that people in the following groups should receive a booster shot of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine at least six months after completion of their two-dose Pfizer series:

  • People ages 65 years and older
  • Adults 18+ living in long-term care setting
  • Adults 18+ with underlying medical conditions
  • Adults 18+ who are at increased risk for COVID-19 exposure and transmission due to working or residing in certain settings

Boosters doses only applies to those who received the Pfizer vaccine. Mixing vaccine types is not recommended.

DOH-Okaloosa provides COVID-19 vaccines Monday-Friday in Ft. Walton Beach-221 Hospital Drive NE- and Tuesday only in Crestview-810 E. James Lee Blvd.

Fort Walton Beach

  • Monday, Wednesday and Thursday 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Tuesday 7:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
  • Friday 7:30 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Crestview

  • Tuesday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

For other locations providing COVID-19 vaccines visit www.FloridaHealthCovid19.gov.

For more information please visit HealthyOkaloosa.com or call 850-344-0566.

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