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Delray Beach Fire Rescue to administer COVID-19 vaccinations for people 65 and older

200 doses of COVID-19 vaccine available; appointments fill up within 8 minutes
Posted at 8:20 PM, Jan 13, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-14 10:42:20-05

DELRAY BEACH, Fla. — Delray Beach Fire Rescue will be administrating a limited number of COVID-19 vaccines for people 65 and older.

The Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County provided 200 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to Delray Beach Fire Rescue, which the department said will likely be the first in a series to administer to the general public.

Online registration began at 10 a.m. Thursday. Eight minutes later, Delray Beach announced on Twitter that all appointments had been filled.

"We hope to have the opportunity again to help administer the vaccine to our community," the city said in a tweet. "Stay healthy, Delray Beach."

A confirmation email was provided to each successful registrant with the time and location of their appointment, general instructions and a link to a vaccine consent form that must be completed and brought with them to the appointment.

Important Information:

  • Do not make an appointment if you currently have COVID-19 symptoms.
  • Vaccines will not be administered without an appointment, and the link is the only method to make an appointment.
  • Individuals without an appointment will be turned away.
  • Registrants must be 65 or older and must bring valid identification with them to the appointment.
  • Any questions about the vaccine should be addressed to your individual health-care provider.

Schedule an appointment here.

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