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By Noelda Lopez

January 14, 2021

January 14, 2021


Noelda Lopez, Public Information Specialist

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


Eustis, FL. – This will be our last day at the Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) Clermont Arts & Creation Center immunization site. We will be announcing a new South Lake drive-thru site in Groveland soon. Date and time of operations for this site will be determined on the arrival of our next vaccine shipment.


DOH-Lake COVID-19 immunization site schedule for the week of January 19-21, 2021:

We are making arrangements for second dose clients. They will be contacted when their second dose arrives, and they will be given a separate walk-in day or an appointment.

The remainder of our vaccines will be distributed at St. Patrick Catholic Church and the Lake County Government Lake Sumter locations and via public health strike teams. Our final numbers of vaccines distributed in Clermont is 14,000.

We look forward to opening our Groveland site as soon as the next large shipment of vaccines comes in!


Tuesday Thru Thursday

Immunizations will begin at 11:00 a.m.

Hours will vary based on availability and are subject to change

St. Patrick Catholic Church

6803 Old Hwy. 441 S,

Mount Dora, FL

Vaccines distributed as of today 2,492

Appointment options will be coming soon from DOH-Lake

  • There will be a limited amount of spaces in our lot per
  • First come, first served
  • Drive-thru
  • Residents and non-residents
  • Persons 65+ will need identification
  • Frontline workers with direct patient contact will need to present a copy of their medical license, employee badge or current
  • Face masks must be worn while waiting in
  • No referral needed. No cost. Clients will be asked to complete a registration form prior to receiving the
  • Inclement weather like lightning, heavy rain, or gusty winds can slow operations or shut down the
  • Site will continue to operate based on vaccine availability


Please note, as per the manufactures of the vaccine, we can’t administer the COVID-19 vaccine at the same time as other vaccines. We must separate the COVID-19 vaccine from other vaccines by 14 days before or after the administration of COVID-19 vaccine. If one had the Shingle vaccine, then they will need to wait 28 days.

If you have been on a blood thinners for less than a year or have had recent heart related surgery, take medications for atrial fibrillation, currently or any cancer treatments, cancer within the last six months, or take any immunosuppression medication please bring documentation from the provider stating that you may take the vaccine.


For questions, please call the DOH-Lake COVID-19 Hotline at (352) 268-9299 Monday- Saturday from 9 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

For the latest immunization information, visit our website at or follow us on Twitter at @FLHealthLake.   For general information on COVID-19 in Florida,

visit, email or call (866) 779-6121.


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.

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