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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN OKALOOSA COUNTY PROVIDING PEDIATRIC DOSES OF PFIZER COVID-19 VACCINE

November 17, 2021

 

FORT WALTON BEACH, Fla.The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) is providing Pfizer vaccines to include children ages 5-11. Appointments are recommended but not required. Appointments can be made by calling 850-344-0566.

CDC has expanded vaccine recommendations for the use of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination children, ages 5-11, along with the continued recommendation for individuals 12 years and older in the U.S The dose for children age 5-11 is a primary series of two doses (0.2mL each) 21 days apart.

Vaccination remains the best way to protect against COVID-19 and reduce the risk of serious illness, hospitalization and death.   

DOH-Okaloosa continues to provide first, second and third/booster doses to eligible groups.

DOH-Okaloosa provides COVID-19 vaccines Monday-Friday in Ft. Walton Beach and Tuesday only in Crestview. Moderna booster doses are only provided by appointment on Tuesdays at both locations.

Fort Walton Beach-221 Hospital Drive NE

  • 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- 810 E. James Lee Blvd.

  • Tuesday 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

Vaccines are also available at pediatric health care provider offices, pharmacies and other participating locations. For a list of locations providing COVID-19 vaccines visit www.FloridaHealthCovid19.gov.

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

About the Florida Department of Health

The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @HealthyFla. For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov.

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