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How to Get a COVID-19 Vaccine in Miami-Dade and Broward

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Update, May 27: New vaccination sites have opened in Miami-Dade County.

At long last, the COVID-19 vaccine is available to all Floridians 16 and older.

There are three versions being offered — the two-dose Pfizer and Moderna vaccines and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Teens who are 16 or 17 may only receive the Pfizer vaccine.

Florida residents may be vaccinated at any site across the state. For those who have yet to receive their shot, here's a list of sites administering the vaccine in South Florida.

MIAMI-DADE COUNTY

Aventura Mall

A new drive-thru vaccination site has opened at Aventura Mall, 19501 Biscayne Blvd. Drivers should enter on Northeast 29th Court, near Citibank. The site is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Appointments are not required but can be made online ahead of time for maximum efficiency.

The site offers the Pfizer vaccine. Children ages 12 and older may be vaccinated at this site, although they must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

CVS

Many residents can start scheduling vaccine appointments at CVS and CVS Pharmacy y más stores in Miami-Dade County.

Appointments are required. To make one, visit CVS's vaccine intake website or call CVS customer service at 800-746-7287.

Dolphin Mall

A new Miami-Dade County vaccination site has opened at Dolphin Mall. The site is open seven days a week from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. near the Cheesecake Factory. Appointments are not required, but pre-registering online or by calling 305-614-2014 is recommended. This site offers the Pfizer vaccine.

Florida Department of Health

The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is now scheduling appointments for children ages 12 and up to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Appointments can be made online.

Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian during their appointments.

Hard Rock Stadium

The Pfizer vaccine is available at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens on a first-come, first-serve basis. No appointment is necessary.

The site is open daily from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Although you no longer have to provide proof of Florida residency at this site, you will be asked to verbally attest that you live or work in Florida.

Hialeah

A new vaccination site has opened at Bucky Dent Park, 2250 W. 60th St.

The site will be open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., or until the site hits capacity. No appointment is needed; vaccines will be given out on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Marlins Park

To make an appointment, call 1-888-499-0840. Walk-in patients will not be accepted. The site is open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. seven days a week.

Miami Beach Convention Center

The state has converted the COVID testing site at the Miami Beach Convention Center, 1901 Convention Center Dr., into a vaccination site for the Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

Appointments are not necessary. The site is open daily from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Children ages 12 and up are eligible to receive the vaccine, but all minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Miami Dade College

A vaccination site is open at Miami Dade College's North Campus, 11380 NW 27th Ave. The site is open daily from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. Recipients can walk in and register on site, or visit myvaccine.fl.gov for more information. The site administers the Pfizer vaccine and the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.

Although you no longer have to provide proof of Florida residency at this site, you will be asked to verbally attest that you live or work in Florida.

Miami Gardens

A new walk-up vaccination site has opened at Brentwood Pool, 18800 NW 28th Pl. The site is open daily from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. No appointments are required.

Miami VA

To schedule an appointment, veterans should call 305-575-7000 or contact their care team. More information can be found on the VA's vaccine webpage.

Navarro Discount Pharmacy

Residents can start scheduling vaccine appointments at Navarro Discount Pharmacy stores in Miami-Dade County.

Appointments are required. To make one, visit CVS's vaccine intake website or call CVS customer service at 800-746-7287. (The Navarro Discount Pharmacy chain is owned by CVS.)

Nicklaus Children's Hospital

Nicklaus Children's Hospital is offering the Pfizer vaccine to teens and young adults aged 12 to 21. Young adults older than 21 who are under the medical care of a pediatrician or pediatric specialist will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

Appointments can be made on the hospital's website.

Oak Grove Park

The state has opened a walk-up vaccination site at the Oak Grove Park community center at 690 NE 159th St.

Recipients can walk in and register on site, or visit myvaccine.fl.gov. The site is open from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. seven days a week.

Overtown

The state has opened a walk-up vaccination site at the Overtown Youth Center at 1551 NW First Ave.

Appointments are not necessary but can be made by calling 888-499-0840 or by visiting myvaccine.fl.gov. The site is open seven days a week from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

PortMiami

The Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are now available at PortMiami's Terminal J. The site is open six days a week, Monday to Saturday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointment is necessary, but proof of age will be required. You do not have to be a cruise passenger or crew member to access the site.

Publix

All Florida residents can now register for vaccine appointments at Publix stores.

While appointments are no longer required, they can be made online if you prefer to schedule one in advance. Publix offers both the one-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine and the two-dose Moderna vaccine.

UHealth Jackson Urgent Care locations

Jackson Health System urgent care centers are offering the Pfizer vaccine to adults and children 12 years and older. Appointments are not required. Walk-ins are accepted daily from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the following locations:

UHealth Jackson Urgent Care - Cutler Bay
18910 South Dixie Hwy.
Cutler Bay, FL 33157

UHealth Jackson Urgent Care - Country Walk
13707 SW 152nd St.
Miami, FL 33177

UHealth Jackson Urgent Care - Doral
7400 NW 104th Ave.
Doral, FL 33178

UHealth Jackson Urgent Care - Keystone Point
13120 Biscayne Blvd.
North Miami, FL 33181

UHealth Jackson Urgent Care - North Dade
16555 NW 25th Ave.
Miami Gardens, FL 33054

For more information, visit Jackson Health's COVID-19 information website.

Walmart and Sam's Club

COVID vaccines are available at Walmart and Sam's Club locations across Florida, including stores in Broward and Miami-Dade. For more information, visit walmart.com/covidvaccine or samsclub.com/covid.

Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más

COVID vaccines are available at Winn-Dixie and Fresco y Más locations across Florida, including stores in Miami-Dade. For more information, visit winndixie.com/pharmacy/covid-vaccine.

BROWARD

Broward College North Campus

The state has opened a new vaccination site at Broward College's North Campus at 1000 Coconut Creek Blvd. Appointments can be made by calling 888-499-0840 or by visiting myvaccine.fl.gov.

Broward Health

A limited number of appointments are available through Broward Health. Florida residents can book an appointment online only.

Florida Department of Health in Broward County

The Broward office of the Florida Department of Health has opened five vaccination sites.

Check the department's website regularly for updates.

Memorial Healthcare

Memorial Healthcare is offering COVID-19 vaccines by appointment only. Current patients can schedule an appointment through the MyChart portal. New patients are asked to call 954-276-4340.

Publix

Broward residents can now register for vaccine appointments at Publix stores.

To check availability, visit Publix's vaccine website. Appointments can't be made by calling Publix stores or pharmacies.

Walmart and Sam's Club

COVID vaccines are available at Walmart and Sam's Club locations across Florida, including stores in Broward and Miami-Dade. For more information, visit walmart.com/covidvaccine or samsclub.com/covid.

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