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DOH-LAKE NOW OFFERING COVID-19 VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 AND UP AT LOCAL SITES

By Noelda Lopez

November 12, 2021

November 12, 2021

DOH-LAKE NOW OFFERING COVID-19 VACCINES FOR CHILDREN AGES 5 AND UP AT LOCAL SITES

 

Contact:

Noelda Lopez, Public Information Specialist

Noelda.Lopez@flhealth.gov

Office: 352-589-6424, After Hours: 352-729-1754

 

Eustis, Fla. – Starting Monday, November 15th, 2021, the Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) will be offering Pfizer Covid-19 vaccines for children ages 5 and up at the following locations:

DOH-Lake Community Health Site located at 560 W. DeSoto Street, Clermont.

Monday thru Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

DOH-Lake Leesburg Site located at 2113 Griffin Road, Leesburg

Wednesday and Friday 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

DOH-Lake Umatilla Site located at 249 E. Collins Street, Umatilla.

Monday, Tuesday & Thursday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

  • Sites will be offering Pfizer Vaccine doses/boosters & Covid-19 PCR
  • Moderna Vaccine available upon request.
  • No appointments
  • Dates and times are subject to

 

All Florida residents are now eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration. The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for persons 5 and up (all minors must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian).

To find a COVID-19 vaccine near you visit, vaccines.gov , text your zip code to 438829 or call 1-800-232-0233 or visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/vaccines/vaccine-locator/ Vaccines are

the most effective tools to protect your health and prevent the spread of disease. The COVID-19 vaccines used in the U.S. are safe, highly effective, and protect against the risk of severe illness from the COVID-19 virus, including known variants.

To find a testing site near you visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/testing-sites/ To find a Monoclonal Antibody Therapy Treatment Site near you or to learn more visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/monoclonal-antibody-therapy/

For the latest local immunization information, visit our website at lake.floridahealth.gov or follow us on Twitter at @FLHealthLake.  For questions, please call the DOH-Lake COVID-19 Hotline at

(352) 801-2755 Monday- Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For general information on COVID-19 in Florida, visit www.floridahealth.gov/covid-19, email covid-19@flhealth.gov or call (866) 779-6121.

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.