State, City and Private Vaccination Site Locations
- City of Tampa Vaccination Sites - Lee Davis Community Resource Center
- Pharmacies and Other Providers Vaccination Sites - Florida Vaccine Locator or Vaccine.gov
- Department of Health Pop-Up Vaccination Sites - Department of Health's Hillsborough County COVID-19 resource page
Hillsborough County Vaccination Site Location
Progress Village Park
- 8701 Progress Blvd., Tampa, FL 33619
- Monday - Friday, 8 AM to 5 PM
- Pfizer Vaccine Only
- Administering first and second doses, and booster shots*
- Appointments aren't required, but if you'd like one you can sign up at Patientportalfl.com
*Booster Shot Requirements:
- Must be fully vaccinated with the Pfizer vaccine
- Must have received second Pfizer vaccine six months prior to receiving the booster
- Must show previous vaccination history to receive booster
- Eligible residents:
- Who SHOULD get a booster shot:
- 65 years and older
- 50-64 years old with underlying medical conditions
- Residents in long-term care facilities
- Who MAY get a booster shot:
- 18-49 years old with underlying medical conditions
- 18-64 years old at increased risk because of occupational or institutional settings
- Who SHOULD get a booster shot:
What to Bring:
- Vaccination card, if receiving 2nd dose or booster shot.
- Your insurance card, if one is available. There is no charge for receiving a vaccination at Hillsborough County's COVID-19 public vaccination sites. To ensure that Hillsborough County is following federal guidance on COVID-19 coronavirus vaccines, health insurance providers are being engaged in the COVID-19 public vaccine process. Individuals who do not have insurance will receive a shot for free.
- Photo ID with name and date of birth for all persons receiving a vaccine (can be Florida driver's license, state-issued, or passport)
Pfizer COVD-19 Vaccine FDA Approval
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first COVID-19 vaccine. The vaccine has been known as the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine, and will now be marketed as Comirnaty (koe-mir'-na-tee), for the prevention of COVID-19 disease in individuals 16 years of age and older.
The vaccine also continues to be available under emergency use authorization (EUA), including for individuals 12 through 15 years of age and for the administration of a third dose in certain immunocompromised individuals.
Homebound ResidentsResidents who don't have transportation to get a vaccine can contact the Florida Division of Emergency Management to be placed on a list to receive a vaccination at home.
Email HomeboundVaccine@em.myflorida.com to receive a survey to help determine qualification.
On-Site Targeted Vaccination Events
The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County is coordinating requests from businesses, community organizations, and faith-based organizations interested in an on-site targeted vaccine event. Requests can be made by filling out this form or calling (813) 307-8000.
COVID-19 Vaccine Eligibility Criteria
Florida continues to prioritize the state's most vulnerable populations for vaccinations, as determined by the Governor of Florida. Those eligible to receive the vaccine include:
- Individuals age 18 and older
- Individuals ages between 12 and 17* with parental or legal guardian consent and accompanied by parent or legal guardian at the time the vaccine is administered
- The Pfizer vaccine is available for individuals between 12 and 17 years of age
- The parents and legal guardians of minors, who are 12 to 17 years old, must be present at the time the minor receives the Pfizer vaccine.
- The consent form can be downloaded here in English or Spanish or obtained at the vaccine site. It must be completed and signed by the parent or legal guardian before the vaccine will be administered to the minor.
- The Pfizer vaccine is the only vaccine that can be administered to minors 12 to 17 years of age. The Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are for ages 18 and over.
Have You Been Fully Vaccinated?
Per the CDC, people are considered fully vaccinated:
- 2 weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series, like the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines, or
- 2 weeks after a single-dose vaccine, like Johnson & Johnson's Janssen vaccine
When You've Been Fully Vaccinated
For now, here's what's changed and what hasn't changed according to the CDC. Want to learn more about these recommendations? Read the CDC's expanded Interim Public Health Recommendations for Fully Vaccinated People, corresponding Science Brief, and recommendations for healthcare providers.
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
According to the CDC, being vaccinated provides numerous benefits. It is also important to know that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ensures vaccine quality, safety, and effectiveness. Before going online to search for vaccine information, make sure that you have identified credible sources that regularly update their information. The CDC offers guidance on how to find credible information. In addition, the Immunization Action Coalition offers valuable advice on evaluating online health information. The University of California San Francisco's Evaluating Health Information page lists red flags every consumer needs to know.
Lost COVID-19 Vaccine Record Card
If you lose your vaccination card or any record of it, return to the location that provided the vaccination if possible. To request proof of COVID-19 vaccination if you were vaccinated at a public site, complete this form to receive your Immunization Clinic Record Card. Please be aware the CDC COVID-19 vaccination record card is not an official record and will be replaced with a record from the official state's immunizations registry (Florida SHOTS).
Your primary care physician's office also should be able to look up the record of your immunization.