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Vaccine appointment opportunities open up Monday for Central Floridians – WESH 2 Orlando

Vaccine appointment opportunities open up Monday for Central Floridians



AN EYE ON THAT AND CHECK IN ON THOSE I-4 TRAVEL TIMES, COMING UP. SHELDON: THIS MORNING, MORE PEOPLE IN CENTRAL FLORIDA WILL BE ABLE TO BOOK AN APPOINTMENT TO GET A COVID SHOT. JAZMIN: PUBLIX OPENED UP ITS VACCINE APPOINTMENT PORTAL ABOUT AN HOUR AGO. BUT THEY ARE ALL GONE. WESH 2’S PAUL RIVERA JOINS US NOW WITH THOSE DETAILS. PAUL: THAT SHOWS DEMAND FOR THE VACCINE IS EXTREMELY HIGH. THE NEXT CHANCE TO GET APPOINTMENTS AT PUBLIX IS ON WEDNESDAY AT 7:00 IN THE MORNING. THE ORANGE COUNTY CONVENTION CENTER, A SEPARATE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU, THEY HAVE ONLINE SIGN-UP THIS MORNING, HAPPENING AT 9:00 A.M. SO FAR IN FLORIDA, MORE THAN 2.3 MILLION PEOPLE HAVE BEEN VACCINATED, AND OF THOSE, MORE THAN A HAVE GOTTEN BOTH SHOTS. MILLION LOOKING AT A FEW COUNTIES TO DATE, MORE THAN , 45,000 IN SEMINOLE, ALMOST 25,000 IN OSCEOLA AND MORE THAN 103,000 IN ORANGE COUNTY HAVE BEEN VACCINATED. FOR NOW, THE VACCINATIONS IN THAT COUNTY SEEM TO BE WORKING, BRINGING COVID CASES DOWN IN OLDER GROUPS, BUT YOUNGER ONES AS WEL >> ALTHOUGH WE HAVE SEEN THE SIMILAR DROP IN STUDENTS 5-1 YEARS OLD, THERE HAS BEEN A SIGNIFICANT DROP IN THAT GROUP. PAUL: THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT’S DR. RAUL PINO SAYS WE ARE ALSO PAST THE HUMP OF MULTIPLE HOLIDAYS WHERE WE DID SEE CASES GO UP. AND WE CAN EXPECT MORE DOSES. THAT IS COURTESY OF THAT FEDERAL VACCINE PROGRAM WE TOLD YOU ABOUT. BACK AT PUBLIX, THE NEXT CHANCE TO GET APP

Vaccine appointment opportunities open up Monday for Central Floridians

New vaccine appointment opportunities opened up Monday for Central Floridians.Opportunities to get the COVID-19 vaccine at the Orange County Convention Center will open up on Monday.Publix appointment signups began online at 7 a.m. Monday, but quickly filled up.Signups for the Orange County Convention Center location will begin at 9 a.m. Officials say the number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County is going down.Clinical trials for the vaccine in children are also underway.Related: Where to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Florida

New vaccine appointment opportunities opened up Monday for Central Floridians.

Opportunities to get the COVID-19 vaccine at the Orange County Convention Center will open up on Monday.

Publix appointment signups began online at 7 a.m. Monday, but quickly filled up.

Signups for the Orange County Convention Center location will begin at 9 a.m.

Officials say the number of COVID-19 cases in Orange County is going down.

Clinical trials for the vaccine in children are also underway.

Related: Where to get a COVID-19 vaccine in Florida

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