Broward County senior citizens 65 years old and older who can make an appointment can now get a COVID-19 vaccination at locations provided by the Florida Department of Health.
Drive through sites include:
>Tradewinds Park, 3600 West Sample Road, Coconut Creek
>Vista View Park, Southwest 142nd Avenue, Davie
>Markham Park, 160001 West State Road 84, Sunrise
>Holiday Park, 1150 G. Harold Martin Dr, Fort Lauderdale
>Central Regional Park, 3700 NW 11th Place, Lauderhill
A new COVID-19 vaccine distribution center is scheduled to open Wednesday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Coral Square Mall, 9469 W. Atlantic Blvd., in Coral Springs, to help serve people on a Florida Department of Health waiting list. Access to new appointments will be limited until the state is able to deal with the backlog. Coral Spring Mall is not a drive-thru operation, so people are being cautioned to not show up at any of the sites unless they have an appointment.
The health department issued the following statement about making an appointment:
When the website is fixed, if you find that appointments are not available, please check back often as we are increasing the number of vaccination sites for seniors in Broward County in the coming weeks.
If you have previously registered, you should have received an email confirmation, please check your spam or junk email folders. For all future appointments, a confirmation email will be sent within 48 hours of the registration.
Other testing locations in Broward County
Broward Health announced it will begin vaccinating at Inter Miami CF Stadium at 1350 NW 55th St., Fort Lauderdale.
You must pre-register at BrowardHealth.org. For more information about pre-screening and to register and make an appointment once available, call Broward Health’s Nurse Connect line at 954-759-7500.
There are two options to register for appointments: visit https://mychart.mhs.net. Those who are meet the criteria to make an appointment may also call the health system’s Centralized Scheduling by dialing 954-276-4340 Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Cleveland Clinic Florida region is also scheduling appointments for seniors 65 and up to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.
The following senior condominium communities are offering the vaccine to their residents only.
Century Village in Deerfield Beach
Kings Point in Tamarac
Wynmoor Village in Coconut Creek
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