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Friday, January 29, 2021

Florida opens statewide COVID-19 vaccination pre-registration site

Posted By on Fri, Jan 29, 2021 at 5:56 PM

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The state of Florida has gone live with a website for Floridians to "pre-register" to receive a COVID-19 vaccination. We can only hope it functions better than the DEO virtual waiting room to register for unemployment benefits.

The site,, aims to offer a central online hub where residents can get in the queue to receive the vaccine in their home counties.

Once you have used the site to pre-register, you will be contacted by phone or email when vaccination appointment slots become available in your county.

Currently there are only four categories of the Florida populace eligible for vaccination: Florida residents 65 or more years of age; long-term care facility residents and staff; healthcare personnel with direct patient contact; and individuals deemed especially vulnerable to COVID-19.

Those who don't meet any of those criteria may sign up through that same website to receive email updates on changes in eligibility requirements.

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