Vaccine Information

Vaccine information for our county

Homebound individuals, or their caregivers, may call 866-779-6121 to be put in contact with a Florida Department of Health representative who will assist them in requesting a COVID-19 vaccination. 
To submit an online request: Click here

Eligible individuals may register for an appointment to receive the COVID-19 vaccine by calling toll-free at 866-200-3858 or by visiting myvaccine.fl.gov. The TTY number for the deaf and hard of hearing is 833-476-1513. 

After receiving your first dose of the vaccine, remember to keep your vaccination card in a safe place – you will need it when you get your second dose of the vaccine.

More information about the Moderna vaccine may be found at https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/moderna/index.html

More information about the Pfizer vaccine may be found at https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/info-by-product/pfizer/index.html

Sites in Highlands County offering COVID-19 vaccine

Florida Department of Health
Offers the Moderna vaccine by appointment only.
To make an appointment, call 863-382-7260 or 863-382-7270.
For the homebound/transportation disadvantaged, call 833-930-3672 or email homeboundvaccine@em.myflorida.com
Bring with you:
Current government issued photo identification
For second dose, bring your DOH issued Moderna vaccination card

AdventHealth Sebring
Appointments required. No walk-ins accepted. Call 863-382-9600.
Location: Prompt Care at Sun 'N Lake, 4421 Sun 'n Lake Blvd., Suite B, Sebring

Treasure Coast Medical Associates
Pre-register online at tcmahealthcare.com
Location: Urgent Care Center, 7195 S. George Blvd., Sebring; 863-451-5862

Walmart
Avon Park: 1041 U.S. 27 North; 863-452-5159
Sebring: 3525 U.S. 27 North; 863-385-3373
Wauchula: 1480 U.S. 17 North; 863-773-5900
Lake Wales: 2000 State Road 60 East; 863-676-9468

CVS
Avon Park: 1105 W. Main St.;863-453-7505
Lake Placid: 5 U.S. 27; 863-465-4810
Sebring: 2728 U.S. 27 South; 863-385-2525

Walgreens
Avon Park: 96 U.S. 27 South; 863-453-0222
Lake Placid: 2 U.S. 27 South; 863-453-1178
Sebring: 3024 U.S. 27 South; 863-385-9929
Sebring: 3619 U.S. 27 North; 863-402-5624

Winn Dixie
Sebring: 3250 U.S. 27 South; 863-471-1268

 
GOVERNOR'S EXECUTIVE ORDERS

On Dec. 23, 2020, Gov. DeSantis issued Executive Order 20-315 outlining how the vaccine is to be distributed in the coming weeks. Those 65 and older, alongside frontline high-risk healthcare workers and long-term care facility residents and staff, are in Tier 1A and are to receive the COVID-19 vaccine first.

On Feb. 26, 2021, Executive Order 21-46 was issued directing those age 65 and over be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as health care personnel with direct patient contact; "extremely vulnerable" of all ages with a doctor's note; and long-term care facility residents and staff.

On March 1, 2021, Executive Order 21-47 was issued directing those age 65 and over be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as health care personnel with direct patient contact; "extremely vulnerable" of all ages with a doctor's note; long-term care facility residents and staff; ; K-12 school employees aged 50 and older; sworn law enforcement officer 50 years of age and older; and firefighters aged 50 and older.

On March 8, 2021, Executive Order 21-62 was issued directing those age 60 and over be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as health care personnel with direct patient contact; "extremely vulnerable" of all ages with a doctor's note; long-term care facility residents and staff; K-12 school employees aged 50 and older; sworn law enforcement officer 50 years of age and older; and firefighters aged 50 and older.

On March 19, 2021, Executive Order 21-67 was issued directing those age 50 and over be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as health care personnel with direct patient contact; "extremely vulnerable" of all ages with a doctor's note; long-term care facility residents and staff; K-12 school employees aged 50 and older; sworn law enforcement officer 50 years of age and older; and firefighters aged 50 and older.

On March 26, 2021, Executive Order 21-79 was issued directing those age 40 and over be eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, as well as health care personnel with direct patient contact; beginning April 5, all individuals age 18 and older are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.