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More Than 100 Wait In Line For COVID Vaccine At Brown Senior Center

People started lining up early Friday morning for COVID-19 vaccinations outside of the Clanzel T. Brown Senior Center.
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People started lining up early Friday morning for COVID-19 vaccinations outside of the Clanzel T. Brown Senior Center.

Dozens of people were already in line early Friday morning at the Clanzel T. Brown Senior Center on Moncrief Road, hours before it was set to open as Jacksonville’s latest COVID-19 vaccination site.WJCT News partner News4Jax reported when the doors opened at 9 a.m., more than 100 people were waiting to get their shot.

“We were wondering when we were going to get this whole thing in this area,” Rethenia Walton said. “Wonderful.”

Only seniors, health care workers and first responders are eligible for the vaccine. The city said it has 975 doses available for the duration of the two-day pop-up site.

An expanded version of this story that includes a video report is at News4Jax.com.