The state of Florida officially loosened the age requirements to receive the COVID-19 vaccine on Monday. All full or part-time residents age 60 or older are now eligible to receive the vaccine.
The new requirements place those 60 and up in the same boat as the state's first-responders, healthcare workers, educators, childcare workers and immunocompromized adults. We've compiled a list of Central Florida locations where newly eligible residents of Central Florida can schedule appointments to receive the vaccine.
- Orange County Convention Center
A drive-thru location offering vaccinations by appointment.
- South Econ Park Gym
This FEMA-run, drive-thru site is operating on a first-come, first-served basis. It's located at the rec center in South Econ Community Park.
- Valencia College, West Campus
This site operates seven days a week from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Walk-ups are welcome
Polk CountyPolk County currently administers all vaccines at their state-run site in Bartow. The address is 1290 Golfview Avenue. Appointments can be made here.
- Centro Cristiano Dios De Pactos
This site is open for appointments via the state vaccine portal. It's located at 1130 Simmons Road, Kissimmee.
- Mary Jane Arrington Gym & Aquatic Center
This site is offering 500 vaccinations a day on a first-come, first-served basis.It's located at 625 Country Club Dr, Poinciana.
- Oviedo Mall
The Oviedo Mall site is offering vaccines by appointment.
- St. Patrick Catholic Church
This site is open on Tuesdays and Thursdays on a first-come, first-served basis. They also schedule appointments in the early morning hours for second doses.
- Lake Square Mall
This site is open by appointment only.
- Amazon Distribution Site
This site is open Tuesday-Thursday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis. The address is 7453 Republic Drive, Groveland.
- South Lake Hospital
This site is open for appointments only. The address is 1900 Don Wickham Dr, Clermont. Appointments can be made at (877) 321-2684.