DOH-Marion Announces Additional Upcoming Covid-19 Vaccination Dates, Locations

Jul 20, 2021 at 04:54 pm by pj


OCALA, Fla.The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will be holding additional COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the weeks ahead. Newly scheduled vaccination opportunities include:

 Thursdays, from July 29–Aug. 26:

  • From 9:30–11:30 a.m. at Rainbow Lakes Estates Oberman Building (4040 SW Deepwater Court, Dunnellon)
  • From 1:30–3:30 p.m. at Marion Oaks Community Center (280 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala)

 Fridays, from July 30–Aug. 27:

  • From 3–6 p.m. at the McIntosh Civic Center (5835 Avenue F, McIntosh)

 The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is also providing COVID-19 vaccinations at the health department’s Ocala office Monday through Friday by appointment only.

 To schedule an appointment with the Department of Health in Marion County, call 352-644-2590 during business hours Monday through Friday or sign up online at www.tinyurl.com/MarionCOVIDvax.

 Both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are available to residents through the Department of Health in Marion County. Anyone age 12 years old or older can receive a Pfizer vaccine. Anyone age 18 years old or older can receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A parent or guardian must accompany individuals younger than 18 years old who will be receiving a vaccination.

As of the most recent state report, a total of 167,284 Marion residents age 12 years old or older have received a COVID-19 vaccination. This equals 51% of the eligible population and includes vaccinations performed by the Department of Health, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, and more.

 

COVID-19 case update

Marion’s COVID-19 cases are trending upward. From COVID-19 case reports over the past seven days, Marion saw 652 new cases reported, with a positivity rate of 14.7%. In comparison, from July 2 – 8, Marion saw 251 new cases reported, with a positivity rate of 8.6%.

 

Find out more

Visit http://marion.floridahealth.govwww.marionflcovid.org and www.twitter.com/flhealthmarion for the latest information on COVID-19 and vaccinations.