WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Baptist Health South Florida announced Tuesday they are suspending all first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine.
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In a tweet, the hospital said the decision was made because of vaccine supply constraints.
Due to COVID-19 vaccine supply constraints, we must suspend all first-dose vaccinations for the community. Any appointments booked for January 20 and all later dates are now canceled, and we are not taking any new appointments. Second-dose appointments will not be affected. pic.twitter.com/Vjd0RBlsaa— Baptist Health S FL (@BaptistHealthSF) January 19, 2021
Any appointments booked for Jan. 20 and all later dates are now canceled.
The hospital group said they are not taking any new appointments. However, second-dose appointments will not be affected.
The decision comes on the same day that Gov. Ron DeSantis said Publix pharmacies throughout Palm Beach County will begin offering the vaccine.