Governor Ron DeSantis Visits COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Partnership with Local Churches

1/11/2021

Governor Ron DeSantis Visits COVID-19 Vaccination Site in Partnership with Local Churches

Governor Ron DeSantis held a press conference at the Lynn Haven Senior Center to highlight COVID-19 vaccination sites at seven locations across the state in partnership with local churches.

Watch the Governor's event by clicking HERE.

On Monday, Governor DeSantis directed the Florida Division of Emergency Management and Florida Department of Health to identify places of worship and other locations in underserved communities where the COVID-19 vaccine may be administered.

Each site has the capacity to administer 500 doses of the vaccine per day. Appointments are proactively scheduled through the faith-based organizations. Walk-ups will not be accepted.

The locations are:

  • Lynn Haven Senior Center
    905 Pennsylvania Ave.
    Lynn Haven, FL 32444
  • New Mount Olive Baptist Church
    400 NW 9th Ave.
    Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
  • Koinonia Worship Center
    4900 W. Hallandale Beach Blvd
    Hollywood, FL 33023
  • Bethel African Methodist Episcopal Church
    501 W. Orange Ave.
    Tallahassee, FL 32310
  • St. John Progressive Missionary Baptist Church
    2504 Chipco St.
    Tampa, FL 33605
  • St. Bernadette Catholic Church
    350 NW California Blvd.
    Port St. Lucie, FL 34986
  • St. Matthew Baptist Church
    3811 Moncrief Rd.
    Jacksonville, FL 32209

The pilot program is expected to expand as the state continues to receive additional vaccine allocations.

Last week, Governor DeSantis announced this pilot program as part of four key actions to increase vaccinations. Find that announcement HERE.

On Saturday, Governor DeSantis released a video message to Floridians highlighting steps the state is taking to increase vaccinations and put Florida’s Seniors First. That can be found HERE.

Updated: Monday, January 11, 2021
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