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COVID-19 VACCINE Info

Sarasota County Department of Health    <-click link for more Covid Vaccination Information 

If you want to receive a vaccine WITHIN Sarasota County, you must register through Everbridge page linked here.

SECOND DOSES are scheduled through the EVERBRIDGE Vaccine Registration system. Click the link listed above to be redirected to the registration & sign in page.

NOTE: If you have already received the first dose from Sarasota County Department of Health,  The Department of Health in Sarasota County will contact YOU to schedule your second dose.

If you are OVER AGE 65 or a FRONTLINE HEALTH CARE WORKER, please use the Vaccine Registration System to create an account and register for upcoming vaccine clinics. You’ll be able to select your preferred method of communication for notifications. You only need to register once, and then you’ll be in the queue for upcoming clinics. As appointments are made available, notifications will be sent to people in the queue in order of registration.

Click here for list of steps outlining the process and what you will need to register.

Vaccine Registration Support Call Center

  •  941-861-8297
    Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m.

COVID-19 Hotline (Testing and Vaccine Info)

  •  941-861-2883
    Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Please be aware that the state site registration is INDEPENDENT of the Sarasota County DOH Sarasota & Manatee OPTED-OUT.


Manatee County Department of Health   <- click link for more Covid Vaccination Information 

Register online at vax.mymanatee.org or register by calling 311 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays.

Healthcare Workers: A limited amount of doses will be reserved for healthcare workers when vaccines are received. If you are a patient-facing healthcare worker, you can now register for the Frontline Healthcare Worker Vaccine Standby Pool <- Click this link Names from the pool will be randomly selected when vaccines arrive. When your name is selected, Manatee County 311 will contact you to book your appointment. Only patient-facing healthcare workers are eligible. You will need to bring a photo ID and medical provider credentials to your appointment.

Based on updated guidance from the state, vaccine recipients must be full- or part-time Florida residents. At your appointment, you will be required to show a valid Florida driver’s license or ID card, part-time rental agreement or utility, cable or power bill in your name with a Florida address. (See full list of acceptable documentation of residency.) Manatee County residence is not required, but vaccine recipients must remain in or return to Manatee County for their second dose (28 days after the first appointment). NOTE: Vaccine eligibility is determined at the state level by the Governor’s requirements.

STEPS ON HOW TO GET SIGNED UP

You must be age 65 or older and you must remain in Manatee County to receive your second round shot, 28 days after your first appointment.

  • Sign up for Manatee County’s COVID-19 Vaccination Standby Pool at vax.mymanatee.org or by calling 311 (any weekday between 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., beginning Jan. 8)
    • You can register up to two people together on this form to attend an appointment together.
    • Duplicate entries will be removed.
  • As vaccines become available, eligible recipients will be randomly selected from the pool.
    • If you are not selected, you will go back into the pool with the opportunity be selected the next time vaccines become available. You do not have to submit your name again.
  • When selected, you will be contacted by Manatee County to book an appointment.
    • We will announce when we are making calls at the top of this page and on social media. The primary phone number used to schedule vaccine appointments is (941) 742-4300. However, due to the volume of calls being made, additional county numbers may be used to schedule appointments. During these times, we recommend answering all calls from the (941) area code.
      • In order for the call not to get flagged as Spam by some phones, we strongly recommend adding the phone number to your list of contacts.
      • We will attempt to call you twice. If you miss both calls, you will be put back into the pool to be selected at a future time.
    • Appointments will be made as quickly as vaccine doses are received by the county.
    • In order for our 311 Call Center operators to work efficiently, please do not call 311 to ask whether your name has been selected. 311 callers will call you when an appointment time is available.
  • View our Vaccination Appointment Information page for details about your appointment and what you need to bring, including the consent form. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.

YOUR APPOINTMENT

View the Vaccination Information Page for details on what you need to know for your appointment. Please do not arrive more than 15 minutes before your scheduled appointment time.

Once you receive your first vaccine dose, a Manatee County representative will contact you 5-7 days prior to your second vaccine dose to set up an appointment date and time.

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