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DOH-MANATEE OFFERS NO-COST COVID-19 VACCINATIONS AT DOWNTOWN CLINIC

 Aug 19 - Aug 19, 2022Additional doses are available by appointment only. Appointments are available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays. Call (941) 242-6646 to book an appointment.

Event Location

The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County (DOH-Manatee)
410 Sixth Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208


Event Contact

Christopher Tittel, Communication Director, DOH-Manatee
941-720-6145

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Bradenton, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County (DOH-Manatee) continues to give no-cost COVID-19 vaccinations at its clinic on Sixth Avenue East in Bradenton.

 

DOH-Manatee offers the Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine.

 

All vaccinations are by appointment only. Appointments are available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays. Call (941) 242-6646 to book an appointment.

 

Anyone who books an appointment for a vaccination is asked to download and complete a vaccination consent form. The form can be accessed at https://manatee.floridahealth.gov . Click on “Events” in the toolbar and the system will take you to the page with the form.

 

Anyone under age 18 who would like to be vaccinated must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

 

The clinic is located at 410 Sixth Avenue East in Bradenton.

 

Vaccine Effectiveness

 

Anyone who qualifies for a COVID-19 vaccination who has yet to get vaccinated -- whether they’ve already had COVID-19 or not -- is strongly encouraged to get vaccinated.

 

COVID-19 vaccines are safe and have proven effective in preventing illness and death due to the virus.

 

If you are seeking a second dose of either the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, please be sure to bring your vaccination card and the completed consent form to the clinic.

 

Additional Doses

 

The CDC recommends that people with moderately to severely compromised immune systems receive an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after a second dose of the Pfizer or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine.

 

The CDC explains: “This additional dose, intended to improve immunocompromised people’s response to their initial vaccine series, is not the same as a booster dose, given to people when the immune response to a primary vaccine series is likely to have waned over time.”

 

For more information on who qualifies for a third dose of COVID-19 vaccine at this time, visit https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/clinical-considerations/immunocompromised-patients.html .

 

At vaccination time, the individual will be asked to present the completed consent form and his/her vaccination card once appointment time has been confirmed with a DOH-Manatee attendant.

 

Testing

 

COVID-19 testing continues to be offered outdoors at the Bradenton Area Convention Center from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. every day (weather permitting). The site offers both PCR and rapid testing.

 

Additional vaccination and testing sites in Manatee County can be found at www.FloridaHealthCOVID19.gov .

 

For additional information on COVID-19 vaccinations, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/immuno.html .

 

The Florida Department of Health in Manatee County remains dedicated to the Florida Department of Health’s mission of protecting, promoting and improving the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts, as well as its vision of Florida being the healthiest state in the nation.

 

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  • Schedule

Additional doses are available by appointment only. Appointments are available between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. on weekdays. Call (941) 242-6646 to book an appointment.