Vaccine Scheduling System Reopens Friday. Know What You Need.
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BOCA RATON, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — As Publix prepares to reopen the vaccination scheduling system on Friday, its COVID-19 website has been updated to reflect rules and regulations now in effect. While we are publishing the actual language below, here’s the “cliff’s notes” version:
If you don’t have proof of Florida residency, you are not getting a COVID-19 shot. You need a Florida Drivers License or official Florida ID. If you don’t have one of those, you need two of the documents listed below.
While Florida Governor Ron DeSantis continues to be blasted nationwide for diverting what appears to be most of Florida’s COVID-19 vaccine allotment to a private company, it is Florida’s reality for now.
Here is the official language from Publix. We apologize for any formatting issues as have “cut and pasted” the information to present it as it appears from Publix.
Florida residency requirements.
The state of Florida requires that those receiving their first vaccine dose provide proof of residency meeting criteria 1, 2, or 3 below.
- Valid Florida driver license issued by Florida State Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV).
- Valid Florida identification card issued by Florida State Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV).
- If a customer cannot present #1 or #2, the customer can prove satisfactory Florida residency by presenting a copy of any two of the following items if they reflect a Florida residential address (Note: A P.O. box or commercial/business address is not sufficient and the second item must be from a different category than the first item):
- Category A: a deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet, OR residential rental or lease agreement
- Category B: a utility hookup or utility work order dated within 60 days before the date of vaccination
- Category C: a utility bill dated within two months of the date of vaccination
- Category D: mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statements, dated within two months of the date of vaccination
- Category E: mail from a federal, state, county, or municipal government agency, dated within two months of the date of vaccination
- Category F: proof of a Florida residential address for the individual’s parent, stepparent, legal guardian, or other person with whom the seasonal resident resides in Florida, PLUS a written statement from the person with whom the seasonal resident resides stating that the seasonal resident does reside with him or her.
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