Next Week's St. Johns Vaccine Appointments Already Full; Publix Appointments Start Friday
Nearly 2,000 St. Johns County COVID-19 vaccine appointments were claimed Thursday morning within an hour.The County Health Department opened its hotline and web registration at 9 a.m. By 10:15 a.m., all spots for next week were reserved.
At the same time, Publix stores in St. Johns County will begin taking coronavirus vaccine appointments through the Publix website Friday. Those slots will start on Saturday.
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St. Johns County Publix stores are the only ones in Northeast Florida currently participating in a pilot vaccine program with the state.
Any Florida resident 65 or older is eligible to attempt to reserve a slot there, along with health care workers and the residents and staff of long-term care facilities.