FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN BAY COUNTY WILL HOLD A DRIVE-THRU MASS VACCINATION EVENT ON FRIDAY
April 27, 2021
Panama City, FL— The Florida Department of Health in Bay County will hold a mass vaccination drive-thru event at the Callaway Arts and Conference Center, 500 Callaway Parkway, Callaway on Friday, April 30 from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. No appointment required.
The Moderna vaccine will be administered on a first come first serve basis to any Florida resident 18 years and older who would like to be vaccinated.
“As we continue our efforts to vaccinate all residents that want a COVID-19 vaccination I am pleased that we are able to offer the Moderna vaccine without having to make an appointment”. Said Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, CPM, CPH, Administrator and Health Officer, Florida Department of Health in Bay County.
Consent forms for the Moderna vaccine are available at Bay.FloridaHealth.gov or BayHealthCOVID19.org. Individuals are encouraged to review the consent information, and if they answer ‘yes’ to any of the screening questions, consult with their healthcare provider before receiving the vaccine. If possible, please print and complete the consent form and bring it to the vaccination appointment. Anyone who has allergic reactions that require an epi pen should bring it to the appointment.
COVID-19 Vaccine General Information
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
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