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Florida has many sites providing COVID-19 vaccine. Use the vaccine finder to find a site near you. Supplies are limited and appointments may be required. At this time, vaccine is available for:  Persons 65 years of age and older.  Health care personnel with direct patient contact.  Residents and staff of long-term care facilities.   

**Vaccine Appointments** 01/26/2021 11:00 a.m. - The Florida Department of Health in Gilchrist County announced today that scheduling of Covid-19 vaccination appointments will be temporarily be suspended. All available appointments for the allotted vaccine have been scheduled. Scheduling will resume when more vaccine becomes available. The most up to date information will be posted at Gilchrist.flhealth.gov. Individuals may also contact the Health Department for further information. Residents can stay informed of the current status of vaccine availability and appointment availability by visiting facebook.com/GilchristCountyEmergencyManagement or by calling 352-463-3120. For updates, you can sign up for our texting service by texting GILCHRISTVAX to 888-777.

**Second Dose Scheduling** 1/25/2021 3:30 p.m. - Beginning January 25, 2021, the Department will be contacting individuals who received their initial vaccine at the Gilchrist County Health Department and are due for a second dose. Individuals will be contacted prior to their due date and this procedure will continue on a weekly basis as vaccine supplies permit. Citizens requiring the second dose do not need to contact the Health Department to schedule their vaccine. The most up to date information on vaccine and testing can be found at Gilchrist.floridahealth.gov . For the latest updates on COVID-19 vaccine activity in Florida, visit https://floridahealthcovid19.gov/covid-19-vaccines-in-florida/

**Testing** 01-08-2021 New COVID Testing Dates and Times! Click on the below schedule that will be in effect as of Tuesday, January 19, 2021. If there is an urgent need for testing outside of these times, just call your Health Department and ask to speak to a COVID Team Member to assist you. *There will be no testing on Monday, January 18th- as the Health Department will be closed.

Updated Testing Schedule (PDF, 842kB)

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