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Delray Beach Fire Rescue to administer 200 COVID-19 vaccines

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STEVENAGE, ENGLAND - JANUARY 11: Heather Gallagher, 93, receives an injection of a Covid-19 vaccine at the NHS vaccine centre that has been set up at Robertson House on January 11, 2021 in Stevenage, England. The location is one of several mass vaccination centres in England to open to the public this week. The UK aims to vaccinate 15 million people by mid-February. (Photo by Joe Giddens - WPA Pool/Getty Images)

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County (FDOH) will be proving a small amount of COVID-19 vaccine doses to Delray Beach Fire Rescue.

The fire department will be administering 200 vaccines to those 65 and older on Friday by appointment only. Those interested in receiving a vaccine will be able to register online starting Thursday, Jan. 14 at 10 a.m.

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Registrants will need to follow the prompts in order to choose an appointment time for Friday, Jan. 15 and submit their identifying information, according to the fire department. A confirmation email will be provided to each successful registrant with the time and location of their appointment, general instructions, as well as a link to a vaccine consent form that must be completed and brought with them to the appointment.

“It is the goal of Delray Beach Fire Rescue to help get this vaccine to as many people as possible to put an end to COVID-19 pandemic,” Fire Chief Keith Tomey said.

Below is some important information for those interested in making an appointment:

  • Do not make an appointment if you currently have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • The appointment link will not be active before 10 a.m., January 14, 2021.
  • Vaccines will not be administered without an appointment, and the link is the only method to make an appointment.
  • Individuals without an appointment will be turned away.
  • Registrants must be 65 or older and must bring valid identification with them to the appointment.
  • Any questions about the vaccine should be addressed to your individual healthcare provider.



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