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Charlotte County COVID-19 Vaccine Information

 Jan 01 - Dec 31, 2021

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Vaccination appointments can now be made by calling 866-200-9160 (or 833-990-3549 for TTY users) or online at

There is no fee for the vaccine.  Identification is required. If you are a healthcare worker or K-12 employee, please bring identification and a copy of your ID badge or a current paystub.

Bring ID. Bring a printed copy of your completed consent form for a faster process. 

DOH Charlotte Consent Form

Vaccination is not recommended if:

  • You are currently experiencing COVID-19 like symptoms or any other illness. (Please wait until you are symptom free for 24 hours)
  • You have had COVID-19 within the last 90 days.  (Please check back after 90 days)




  • Publix Pharmacy
    Several Charlotte County Publix supermarket locations, by appointment only.
    Register online:
    Appointments cannot be made by phone. No walk-ups will be accepted.
    The local Department of Health does not have information regarding Publix vaccines.

  • Winn-Dixie
    Select locations only.
    The local Department of Health does not have information regarding Winn-Dixie vaccines.

  • Millennium Physician Group Millennium Vaccine Appointment Registration
    The local Department of Health does not have information regarding Millennium Physicians vaccines.


The CharCoCares text system provides local updates related to COVID-19, area resources and opportunities as they become available. This system will also be used to share updates and announcements about vaccine availability.

Simply text "CharCoCares" to 888-777 on your smartphone to opt in. The service is free; message and data rates may apply.

Vaccination Information:

As of Monday, April 5, all Florida residents shall be eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration.

PERSONS AGES 16-17: The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for persons age 16 and up. The Moderna and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccines are authorized for persons age 18 and up. All individuals under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must be accompanied by a guardian and complete the COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form. To download a copy of the form, click here.

To see the latest Executive Order related to vaccine eligibility, click here.

Do I need to be a resident of Florida to receive the COVID-19 vaccine?

State Surgeon General Scott Rivkees issued a Public Health Advisory on January 21 prioritizing vaccines for residents of the State of Florida or individuals in Florida for the purpose of providing health care services involving direct contact with patients.

To prove residency an adult resident must provide a copy of his or her valid Florida driver license or a copy of a valid Florida identification card.

Seasonal residents may provide a copy of two of the following to show proof of residential address:

  1. A deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or residential rental or lease agreement.
  2. One proof of residential address from the season resident’s parent, step-parent or legal guardian or other person with whom the seasonal resident resides and a statement from the person with whom the seasonal resident resides stating that the seasonal resident does reside with him or her.
  3. A utility hookup or work order dated within 60 days before registration.
  4. A utility bill, not more than 2 months old.
  5. Mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statements, not more than 2 months old.
  6. Mail from a federal, state, county, or municipal government agency, not more than 2 months old.

Seasonal resident means any person who temporarily resides in this state for a period of at least 31 consecutive days in each calendar year, maintains a temporary residence in this state, returns to the state or jurisdiction of his or her residence at least one time during each calendar year, and is registered to vote or pays income tax in another state or jurisdiction.



Check back for the most up-to-date information for Charlotte County.


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Learn more about v-safe after vaccination health checker.


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