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IMPORTANT COVID-19 VACCINE SITE UPDATE

COVID-19 vaccinations are offered at the Florida Department of Health in Osceola County (FDOH-Osceola) main campus, located at 1875 Fortune Road in Kissimmee. Appointments are preferred, and those interested in scheduling a first dose, second dose, or booster vaccination appointment may contact the FDOH-Osceola call center at 407-552-0120.

For additional locations for COVID-19 vaccinations, please visit Vaccines.gov

VACCINATION GUIDE

Florida Department of Health in Osceola County COVID-19 VACCINATION INFORMATION GUIDE. Last Updated December 6, 2021. Vaccine Manufacturer: Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna, Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen. Who Can Get This Vaccine? Pfizer-BioNTech: People 5 years and older. Moderna: People 18 years and older. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen: People 18 years and older. Number of Shots? Pfizer-BioNTech: 2 shots given, 21 days apart. Moderna: 2 shots given, 28 days apart. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen: 1 shot. When Are You Considered Fully Vaccinated? Pfizer-BioNTech: 2 weeks after second shot. Moderna: 2 weeks after second shot. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen: 2 weeks after shot. Additional Dose: Pfizer-BioNTech: Recommended for moderately to severely immunocompromised people. Given 4 weeks after the second shot. Moderna: Recommended for moderately to severely immunocompromised people. Given 4 weeks after the second shot. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen: Not recommended at this time. Booster Dose: Pfizer-BioNTech: You are eligible for a booster if you are: • 18 years or older When to get a booster: At least 6 months after second shot. Heterologous Booster Dose is Allowed. Moderna: You are eligible for a booster* if you are: 18 years or older. *booster dose is a half dose. When to get a booster: At least 6 months after second shot. Heterologous Booster Dose is Allowed. Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen: You are eligible for a booster if you are: • 18 years or older. When to get a booster: At least 2 months after second shot. Heterologous Booster Dose is Allowed. Data: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Research and design courtesy of the Florida Department of Health in Manatee County.

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BOOSTER DOSES

The Centers for Disease Control and Protection (CDC) endorsed the CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices’ (ACIP) expanded recommendations for booster shots to include all adults ages 18 years and older who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna vaccine at least six months after their second dose.

The CDC recommends the following:

Who should get a booster:

  • Everyone 18 years and older

When to get a booster:

  • At least 6 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series

Which booster should you get?

  • Any of the COVID-19 vaccines authorized in the United States.

Booster doses are available at the Florida Department of Health in Osceola County (FDOH-Osceola) for eligible populations by appointment only. Individuals interested in scheduling an appointment may call the FDOH-Osceola call center at 407-552-0120.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Updated November 23, 2021

Who is eligible to receive a vaccine at this site?

Individuals 5 years of age and older are eligible to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Individuals 18 years of age and older are eligible to receive the Moderna vaccine. All individuals under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian and provide a completed COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form.

How do I schedule a COVID-19 vaccination appointment?

Those interested in scheduling a first dose, second dose or booster vaccination appointment may contact the FDOH-Osceola call center at 407-552-0120.

What proof of residency items do I need to bring?

We ask that all individuals bring proof of residency to their vaccine appointment.

Examples of proof of residency include:

  • A deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or residential rental or lease agreement.
  • One proof of residential address from the seasonal resident’s parent, stepparent, legal guardian or other person with whom the seasonal resident resides and a statement from the person with whom the seasonal resident resides stating that the seasonal resident does reside with him or her.
  • A utility hookup or work order
  • A utility bill, not more than 2 months old
  • Mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statements, not more than 2 months old.
  • Mail from a federal, state, county, or municipal government agency, not more than 2 months old.

I’m a part-time resident, am I eligible to receive the vaccine?

Part-time residents are eligible to receive a vaccine in Florida. A part-time resident is any person who temporarily resides in this state for a period of at least 31 consecutive days in each calendar year, maintains a temporary residence in this state, returns to the state or jurisdiction of his or her residence at least one time during each calendar year, and is registered to vote or pays income tax in another state or jurisdiction. Those individuals who are present in Florida for the purpose of providing goods or services for the benefit of residents and visitors of the State of Florida may also receive the vaccine.

After I receive my first dose of vaccine, how do I schedule my second dose appointment?

Individuals vaccinated at FDOH-Osceola’s main campus will be provided with their second dose appointment at the time of their first dose.

My second dose appointment is after the day listed on my CDC card. Will the vaccine still be effective?

Per guidance issued by the CDC, the second dose should be administered as close to the recommended interval as possible. However, if it is not feasible to adhere to the recommended interval, the second dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine may be scheduled for administration up to 6 weeks (42 days) after the first dose.

What do I need to bring to my second dose or booster dose appointment?

Individuals need to bring their CDC vaccination card, a form of identification and proof of residency to their second dose or booster dose appointment.

What do I do if I lost my CDC vaccine card?

It is critical that individuals bring their CDC vaccine card to their second appointment. However, if you have lost this card, individuals on site can access your information.

I have mobility issues, will there be accommodations at the vaccine site?

FDOH-Osceola can make accommodations for individuals with mobility issues at our vaccination site. If an accommodation needs to be made, alert staff on the site when you arrive.

Click here for additional important information issued by the CDC about the COVID-19 vaccine.