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DELRAY BEACH, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The Delray Beach Fire Department is receiving 200 COVID-19 vaccines which are available to the 65+ public, according to an advisory sent minutes ago. The shots will be administered on Friday. You must make an appointment on Thursday.
We are publishing the advisory verbatim. Note the link being used by Delray Beach is different than the email address being used by the Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County.
Confused? Welcome to the horrible management that is COVID shot administration in the area.
Here is the official announcement as of 6:48 p.m. on Wednesday, January 13, 2021:
Delray Beach Fire Rescue Will Administer 200 COVID-19 Vaccinations By Appointment
The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County (FDOH) will provide a small number of COVID-19 vaccine doses to Delray Beach Fire Rescue (DBFR) for administration to those 65-and-older this Friday. Though the number of doses is limited to 200, it is likely to be the first in a series for DBFR to administer to the general public.
Those interested in making appointments to receive the vaccines will be able to register beginning at: 10 a.m., Thursday, January 14, 2021, at the following link: https://DelrayBeachVaccine.as.me/DelrayBeach
Registrants will need to follow the prompts in order to choose an appointment time for Friday, January 15, 2021, and submit their identifying information.
A confirmation email will be provided to each successful registrant with the time and location of their appointment, general instructions, as well as a link to a vaccine consent form that must be completed and brought with them to the appointment.
Important Information:– Do not make an appointment if you currently have COVID-19 symptoms.
The appointment link will not be active before 10 a.m., January 14, 2021.
Vaccines will not be administered without an appointment, and the link is the only method to make an appointment.- Individuals without an appointment will be turned away.- Registrants must be 65 or older and must bring valid identification with them to the appointment.- Any questions about the vaccine should be addressed to your individual healthcare provider.
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