Covid-19 Vaccine and Testing
Florida Expands Covid-19 Vaccine Eligibility to Age 18+ (16+ for Pfizer)
Effective April 5, all Floridians are eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration at age 18+ for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and age 16+ for Pfizer.
All Floridians shall be eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as authorized by the Food and Drug Administration, which is age 18+ for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson, and age 16+ for Pfizer. All sites operated by Florida Department of Health in Broward (DOH-Broward) in partnership with Broward County, BSO and municipalities offer the Pfizer vaccine. Residents under the age of 18 who wish to be vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine based on the new eligibility must be accompanied by parent or guardian, who must also sign the Vaccine Screening and Consent Form available on the Florida Health website.
For information on how to register for a vaccination at all Broward County vaccine site locations, visit GetVaccinated.Broward.org.
Broward Mayor Announces News Conference
Broward County Mayor Steve Geller will hold a news conference on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 3PM to discuss the County’s latest activities on COVID-19. The event will be live streamed on Broward.org and can be viewed on website.
FEMA Announces Funeral Assistance Program
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. In response, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) is offering a funeral assistance program to help eligible families with COVID-19-related funeral expenses incurred after January 20, 2020. Applications for assistance will be accepted beginning Monday, April 12, 2021, through FEMA's Call Center. Call 844-684-6333 (TTY 800-462-7585), from 8AM to 8PM Central Time. Visit FEMA Covid-19 Funeral Assistance Program at the website.
(Directions to Vizcaya Park:
Off Flamingo Road, head west on Honey Hill Drive/NW 202 Street).
Municipalities are providing vaccination to vulnerable seniors at 8 municipal “pop-up” sites, including the following cities: Davie, Fort Lauderdale, Lauderhill, Miramar, Oakland Park, Plantation, Pembroke Pines, and Wilton Manors. Additionally, Sunrise and Tamarac, Hollywood and Lighthouse Point have pop-ups operational vaccine sites.
Vaccination is being provided by hospital partners to eligible residents. Schedule through a participating hospital.
Federal Retail Pharmacy Program
To check availability and schedule an appointment with local pharmacies and retail stores, please visit:
FOR MORE INFORMATION
For Broward County, visit Broward.org/Coronavirus; or call COVID-19 Hotline at 954-357-9500.