Department of Health encourages residents to get the COVID-19 Vaccine


OKEECHOBEE — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, authorized Pfizer and Moderna COVID-19 booster doses for all adults 18 and older six months after receiving their second Pfizer or Moderna vaccine. COVID-19 booster dose administration and eligibility are ultimately determined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, CDC, guidance, and CDC advisors are meeting to make recommendations on boosters.

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

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