Continuing the collaboration between Publix, Florida and Gov. Ron DeSantis, the state is providing an additional 70,000 doses of the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to select Publix pharmacies. At the same time, the number of Publix Pharmacy locations administering the vaccinations is increasing from 105 to 242.
“We are grateful to continue our collaboration with the state of Florida and Gov. DeSantis as we work to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to as many people who are eligible in our Florida communities as possible,” said Publix CEO Todd Jones. “It is our privilege to do our part during this time of crisis.”
In accordance with the state’s guidelines, vaccinations are currently being provided to individuals ages 65 and older.
Vaccinations are provided by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. The system will be open on two days for appointment times as follows:
Reservations open on Friday, Jan. 22, for appointments on Saturday, Jan. 23; Sunday, Jan. 24; Monday, Jan. 25; Tuesday, Jan. 26; and Wednesday, Jan. 27.
Publix Pharmacy will administer the vaccine in the following counties: Bay, Brevard, Charlotte, Citrus, Collier, Escambia, Flagler, Hernando, Lee, Marion, Martin, Monroe, Okaloosa, Palm Beach, St. Johns, Santa Rosa, Volusia and Walton, while supplies last. Customers can also use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at a nearby Publix. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy.
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.
Publix pharmacies are also offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible individuals in select Georgia and South Carolina locations. The company continues to communicate with the states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.
Lakeland, Florida-based Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,264 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.
Publix also has begun administering the vaccine in South Carolina. See story, here.