DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN BAY COUNTY ANNOUNCES SECOND DOSE COVID-19 VACCINE APPOINTMENT DETAILS
January 27, 2021
Panama City, FL— The Florida Department of Health in Bay County has received an allotment of COVID-19 vaccines for second doses. Persons who received their first dose from DOH-Bay prior to January 19 will be contacted within five days of the due date on their card provided at their first appointment. If you are not contacted by your due date, please see the schedule below or call (850) 872-4455.
“Our goal is to provide all second doses within two days before the due date and up to five days following”, said Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM, CPH, Administrator and Health Officer for DOH-Bay. “This is based on CDC and Florida Department of Health.”
The information below applies only to persons who received their vaccine at DOH-Bay between January 5 and January 8 or at the Callaway Arts and Conference Center on January 9. These persons will return for their second dose appointments on Friday, February 5 at the Callaway Arts and Conference Center, 500 Callaway Parkway, Callaway, FL 32404. Appointments are provided in one-hour windows based on the first letter of your last name. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes early.
If your first dose appointment was…
Then your second dose appointment is…
January 5 – 8 at DOH-Bay
Friday, February 5
If your last name starts with…
Then your appointment is at…
A news release with schedules for persons who received their vaccines between January 11 and January 14 will be provided on Monday, February 1. If you received your first dose on or after January 19, your second dose appointment will be provided to you at the time of your first dose.
Before Your Appointment
You must complete the consent form for the Moderna vaccine again. Please select second dose on page one. Forms are available at Bay.FloridaHealth.gov. Those making an appointment are should review the consent form and consult with their healthcare provider before receiving the vaccine. If possible, please print and complete the form and bring it to your appointment.
Please also bring the shot card provided to you at your first appointment. Anyone who has allergic reactions that require an epi pen should bring it to the appointment. The CDC recommends deferring vaccination if you have received another vaccine in the past 14 days.
COVID-19 Vaccine General Information
A total of 11,333 Bay County residents have received the COVID-19 vaccine. Of that total 7,672 are seniors age 65 and older. To read the County level vaccine report click here.
DOH-Bay will continue to announce appointment availability through text and email alerts. Sign-up for alerts by texting ‘bayhealth’ to 888777 or visiting https://bit.ly/bayhealthalert.
While the COVID-19 vaccine is a monumental step toward getting this disease under control in Florida, the department continues to encourage common-sense precautions against the spread of the virus, including frequent hand washing, wearing face masks, maintaining six feet of social distancing and staying home when sick.
About the Florida Department of Health
The Department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts. Follow us on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter at @HealthyFla. For more information about the Florida Department of Health, please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov.