COVID vaccines are available for 5 year olds and above in these locations

DORAL, FL – Miami-Dade County Public Schools is now offering COVID vaccines for children between ages 5 and 11 years old in certain locations and dates throughout Miami-Dade County.

Their voluntary vaccination program is being offered as a result of a partnership between M-DCPS and Miami-Dade County, The Children’s Trust, Florida Department of Health, University of Miami Health System, Pediatric Mobile Clinic, Jessie Trice Community Health Center and Community Health of South Florida.

During November, the following locations will make vaccines available for anyone under the age of 18 as long as they attend accompanied by a parent or guardian:

– Gertrude K. Edelman /Sabal Palm Elementary

When? Wednesday, November 17, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where? 17101 NE 7th Avenue, Miami, FL 33162

– Linda Lentin K-8 Center

When? Thursday, November 18, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. 

Where? 14312 NE 2nd Court, Miami, FL 33161

– John F. Kennedy Middle

When? Saturday, November 20, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Where? 1075 NE 167th Street, Miami, FL 33162

– Dr. Rolando Espinosa K-8 Center

When? Tuesday, November 23, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where? 11250 NW 86th Street, Doral, FL 33178

– South Miami Heights Elementary

When? Wednesday, November 24, from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where? 12231 SW 190th Terrace, Miami, FL 33177

– Booker T. Washington Senior

When? Monday, November 29, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where? 1200 NW 6th Avenue, Miami, FL 33136

– John F. Kennedy Middle

When? Tuesday, November 30, from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Where? 1075 NE 167th Street, Miami, FL 33162

COVID vaccines for everybody by appointment

In addition, the Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) is offering appointments for the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID vaccines.

The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is available to individuals 5 years of age and older while the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine is available to individuals 18 years of age and older.

Booster shots will also be offered for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. Those who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, can receive a booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series as long as they are 65 years and older, 18+ who live in long-term care settings, 18+ who have underlying medical conditions or 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings.

Those who received the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, can take a booster shot if they are 18 and older and were vaccinated two or more months ago. Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose, when available, regardless of what vaccine series they first received.

All children under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must have the COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form signed by their parent or guardian.

The vaccines will be offered by appointment at the following locations:

– Health District Center – DOH-Miami-Dade site

1350 NW 14 Street, Miami Florida 33125

NOTE: The Moderna vaccine is only offered at this location. The vaccine is offered on Thursdays and Fridays.

– Little Haiti Clinic – DOH-Miami-Dade site

300 NE 80 Terrace, Miami Florida 33138    

– West Perrine Clinic – DOH-Miami-Dade site

18255 Homestead Avenue, Miami Florida 33157

– West Dade Clinic – DOH-Miami-Dade site

11865 SW 26th Street, Miami, Florida 33175

– City of Sweetwater

250 SW 114th Avenue, Sweetwater, Florida 33174

– Hialeah Gardens Library

13451 NW 107th Avenue, Hialeah Gardens, Florida 33018

– City of Miami Springs

1401 Westward Drive, Miami Springs, Florida 33166

For additional information about COVID-19 vaccine boosters, visit https://www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2021/p1021-covid-booster.html.

To schedule an appointment, go to https://book.appointment-plus.com/d6b7yl3g

 

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