MOORE HAVEN — The Glades County Health Department in Moore Haven will be providing first dose COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment and walk-ins on Saturday, April 3 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Glades County Regional Training Center located at 1030 Industrial Drive in Moore Haven (NOTE: You must enter from an access road by the Loves Travel Center, 23073, US-27, Moore Haven).
Please use the website to pre-register for appointments at: https://my vaccine.fl.gov/
• DO NOT BRING PETS (ONLY SERVICE ANIMALS ARE ALLOWED)
• You will be required to fill out local health department paperwork on site.
• You will be notified about your second dose before exiting.
Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 21-79 Vaccine Administration/Protecting Florida’s Seniors.
The eligibility information (see below) from Executive Order 21-79 has been memorialized on Florida’s COVID-19 Response website in the breaking news banner as well on the Vaccine Eligibility page. The eligibility information has also posted as a feature article on FloridaHealth.gov.
All persons 40 years of age and older are eligible to receive the vaccine in Florida
As of Monday, March 29, vaccine was made available for:
• Persons 40 years of age and older;
• Persons determined to be extremely vulnerable by a physician (form required);
• Health care workers with direct patient contact;
• Long-term facility residents and staff.
Note: Effective Monday, April 5, 2021 all Florida residents shall be eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration.
The Health Department will also follow the State Surgeon General’s Public Health Advisory, which requires every vaccine recipient to be a resident of Florida or is a frontline healthcare worker providing services in Florida.
Florida Residency Requirements:
• Valid Florida Driver License or Florida Identification Card
Two of the following items:
• A deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or residential rental or lease agreement. (Copies of deeds can be found on the County Property Appraiser website)
• A utility bill or utility connection/work order that is not more than 2 months old.
• Mail from a bank or other financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statements, that is not more than 2 months old.
• Mail from a government agency that is not more than 2 months old. (Mail from a government agency can include tax bills showing a Florida address. Tax bills can be found on the County Property Appraiser website).