3/25/2021

March 25, 2021 from the desk of Vice Mayor Robert S. Weinroth
Palm Beach County Commission District 4

Vaccine eligibility

Governor Ron DeSantis just announced effective March 29 (Monday), persons 40 years of age and older will be eligible to receive the vaccine.

Additionally, he also announced effective April 5, anyone 18 years or older will be eligible.

The current vaccine eligibility guidelines thru 3/29:

1. Long-term care facility residents and staff;

2. Persons 50 years of age and older;

3. Health care personnel with direct patient contact;

4. K-12 school employees and child care workers (any age);

5. Sworn law enforcement officers 50 years of age and older;

6. Firefighters 50 years of age and older; and

7. Persons deemed extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 as determined by a physician who provides an attestation that the patient meets the defined eligibility criteria outlined in the Department of Health form.

Vaccine locations in Palm Beach County and surrounding area

For more information on COVID-19 including testing sites, click here.

NEW* Interactive vaccination locator map

Reminder: Homebound Vaccination Program

We have been instructed by the State of Florida for homebound seniors requesting a vaccine to send an email to homeboundvaccine@em.myflorida.com

Upon receipt, the requestor will receive a return email with a survey link to register.

Reminder: Veterans’ Vaccines

The West Palm Beach VA Medical Center is now offering vaccines for eligible veterans of all ages who receive care at the VA. The vaccine is offered by appointment and on a walk-in basis at Building 14 on the main campus in West Palm Beach from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday – Friday. For more information, call 561-422-5200.

Call or email us if you have any questions or need assistance

561-355-2204

rweinroth@pbcgov.org