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By Noelda Lopez

January 06, 2021

January 6, 2021



Noelda Lopez, Public Information Specialist

Office: 352-589-6424, After Hours: 352-728-7662

Eustis, FL. – The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) has received the second shipment of COVID-19 vaccines and distribution will begin today at 9:00 a.m. Note: There will be a limited amount of vaccine distributed per day per site.


We hope to establish regular hours of operations and appointments as soon as partner site availability, and regular shipments stabilize. Day to day information will be shared via our website, twitter and local news.


The Lake Sumter College Immunization site located at 9501 US-441, Leesburg, FL 34788 is closed.  New site location to be announce soon.

DOH-Lake COVID-19 immunizations site

Clermont Arts & Recreation Center, 3700 S. Hwy. 27, Clermont, FL 34711

Hours will vary based on availability and are subject to change.

  • Drive-Thru
  • No appointments required
  • 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


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.

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.

Follow us on Twitter at @HealthyFla and on Facebook. For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit


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