Florida is making access to the Covid-19 vaccine easier. As of February 12th, Florida has 490 new pharmacy locations that will provide the Covid-19 vaccine to eligible Floridians. These pharmacy's include Publix, Walmart, Sam's Club and Winn Dixie. To learn more about these locations, please visit floridahealthcovid19.gov/.
As of today, Floridians that qualify for the Covid-19 vaccine are:
+ individuals 65 years and older
+ long term care facility residents and staff
+ health care personnel with direct patient contact
+ individuals deemed extremely vulnerable to Covid-19
If you meet the criteria above you can register to get in line for a vaccine at https://myvaccine.fl.gov/. Please note that you do need to be a Florida resident to qualify.
The National Kidney Foundation of Florida is offering a virtual webinar "Your Kidneys and You". This is part of their National Kidney Awareness program for March. It is a free webinar and all you need to do is register to attend! If you would like to register you can visit their website or click on the links below.
Thursday, March 4th, 2021 at 12pm (est)
Thursday, March 18th, 2021 at 6pm (est)
Be on the lookout for further activities in March to celebrate National Kidney Awareness month!
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