DOH-Miami-Dade Offers Appointments for COVID-19 Vaccines, Vaccine Booster and Pediatric Vaccine
February 10, 2022
Miami, FL – The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County (DOH-Miami-Dade) is offering appointments for the Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is available to individuals 5 years of age and older while the Moderna and Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen vaccine is available to individuals 18 years of age and older.
In addition, there are booster recommendations for all three available COVID-19 vaccines in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has updated its booster dose recommendations, expanding eligibility to all adults ages 18 and older.
The Pfizer-BioNTech booster vaccine has been approved for individuals 12 years of age and older.
Although booster doses are only available for individuals 12 years of age and older, a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is available for individuals 5 years of age and older who are moderately or severely immunocompromised. That dose is scheduled 28 days after the second dose.
Individuals who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, are eligible for a booster shot at least 5 months after their initial 2-dose series and individuals who received the Johnson & Johnson Janssen COVID-19 vaccine, are eligible for a booster shot at least 2 months after their 1-dose vaccine.
Eligible individuals may choose which vaccine they receive as a booster dose, when available. Some individuals may have a preference for the vaccine type that they originally received, while others may prefer to get a different booster. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recommendations now allow for this type of mix and match dosing for booster shots of COVID-19 vaccine.
For additional information regarding COVID-19 vaccine boosters, visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/booster-shot.html
The vaccines will be offered by appointment at the following locations:
- Health District Center – DOH-Miami-Dade site
1350 NW 14 Street, Miami Florida 33125
- Little Haiti Clinic – DOH-Miami-Dade site
300 NE 80 Terrace, Miami Florida 33138
- West Perrine Clinic – DOH-Miami-Dade site
18255 Homestead Avenue, Miami Florida 33157
- West Dade Clinic – DOH-Miami-Dade site
11865 SW 26th Street, Miami, Florida 33175
- City of Sweetwater
250 SW 114th Avenue, Sweetwater, Florida 33174
- Hialeah Gardens Library
13451 NW 107th Avenue, Hialeah Gardens, Florida 33018
- City of Miami Springs
1401 Westward Drive, Miami Springs, Florida 33166
To schedule an appointment, follow the attached link on Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or mobile devices https://book.appointment-plus.com/d6b7yl3g
All children under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must have the COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form signed by their parent or guardian.
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