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Hillsborough County Vaccination Schedule for Week of May 10

Hillsborough County, Fla. (May 7, 2021) - First doses of the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine will be available May 10-14 at Hillsborough County's public vaccination site at the Larry Sanders Sports Complex, 5855 S. 78th St. in the Progress Village area. The drive-thru location will be open from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. each weekday. An appointment is no longer necessary.

Florida residents, as well anyone who is present in Florida for the purpose of providing goods and services for the benefit of residents and visitors, are eligible to be vaccinated as prescribed by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration.

Sites run by Hillsborough County dispense only the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which can be given to individuals 16 years of age and older. Those ages 16 and 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Although an appointment is not necessary, individuals can save time at the vaccination site by going to patientportalfl.com and opening an account before arriving. The registration process is simple and easy, and it takes only a few minutes. However, creating an account beforehand is not required.

There is no out-of-pocket cost to be vaccinated. A doctor's note or prescription is not required. Health insurance information is being collected in accordance with federal guidance; however, you will not be asked to pay a copay or deductible. Individuals who do not have health insurance will still be vaccinated.

For other important details about being vaccinated at a Hillsborough County site, including what to bring and what to expect, go to HCFLGov.net/vaccine and click on the "County" link.

During the week of May 10, operations at all other County vaccination locations will be focused on providing second doses to those with previously scheduled appointments.

On-Site Targeted Vaccine Events Sought

With demand continuing to decline at the large public COVID-19 vaccination sites, Hillsborough County Emergency Management is reassessing distribution strategies and developing other options for residents to get vaccinated. Companies, community organizations, and faith-based organizations interested in an on-site targeted vaccine event are encouraged to call (888) 513-6321 or email vaccineinfo@hillsboroughcounty.org.

Get Connected. Stay Alert

For more information on COVID-19, and any other potential emergency in the county, visit HCFLGov.net/StaySafe and sign up for the HCFL Alert system. Additionally, you can follow Hillsborough County on social media at Facebook, Twitter, and Nextdoor for updates. For general County information, call (813) 272-5900, the County's main information line.

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