Slight uptick in people getting COVID vaccine boosters at Jacksonville sites

Slight uptick in people getting COVID vaccine boosters at Jacksonville sites

December 1, 2021 | The number of COVID-19 cases in North Florida continues to trend down, but that’s expected to change again soon as people continue traveling to and from the area for the holidays. News4JAX on Wednesday checked in with local hospitals to see what is happening at those locations and went to several testing and vaccine sites to check if more people are taking precautions now because of the omicron variant.

Slight uptick in people getting COVID vaccine boosters at Jacksonville sites

Jaguars fans get a boost at free vaccine clinic inside stadium

November 21, 2021 | With COVID-19 vaccine boosters now available for all adults and the continued push to get people vaccinated against the coronavirus, Duval County’s Health Department made it easier on Sunday for Jaguars fans to get the shot with a pop-up vaccination clinic inside the stadium. The FDA and the CDC gave the green light this week for everyone 18 and older to get a booster shot of the COVID-19 vaccine and with the Pfizer vaccine already approved for children as young as 5, the department of health set up a clinic at TIAA Bank Field allowing fans like William Higgins to get their shot as they wait for kick-off.

Several South Florida pharmacies now offering COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11

Several South Florida pharmacies now offering COVID-19 vaccine to children ages 5 to 11

November 6, 2021 | Young children in South Florida, and those across the country, are now able to get vaccinated against COVID-19. It is a big weekend for children ages five to 11 as they roll up their sleeves to get the COVID-19 vaccine. “It’s exciting because it’s going to be back to normal, and it was really easy,” Ryan said. “When I get my second vaccine, I’ll be completely vax, so I’ll be happy.”