OKEECHOBEE — The Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County will follow the directives sent down by Governor Ron Desantis. The demand for COVID-19 vaccine is far in excess of the supply the county has received so far. It is anticipated that additional supplies will be coming soon. The state is prioritizing:
• Persons 65 years of age and old
• Health care personnel with direct patient contact
• Residents and staff of long-term care facilities
Appointments required. For first dose vaccine appointment, go to myvaccine.fl.gov or call 866-201-1060 to make an appointment in Okeechobee County. Please only request an appointment once. Multiple attempts will void the original request.
Any questions should be directed to the Florida Department of Health in Okeechobee County at 863-462-5800, Florida’s COVID-19 Call Center available 24/7 at +1- 866-779-6121, or email COVIDemail@example.com.