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Polk COVID-19 Vaccine Opened Jan. 8 to Heavy Call Volume


Last updated 1/10/2021 at 9:56am

The Florida Department of Health Polk County's COVID-19 vaccine hotline opened to the public the morning of Jan. 8 and by 1 p.m. all reservations for next week's vaccine event were filled.

The phone line, (863) 298-7500, will be staffed for the foreseeable future by employees from both the Florida Department of Health and Polk County Board of County Commissioners from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. Employees staffing the hotline will continue to register residents 65 years of age and older for a future vaccine appointment, as additional vaccine becomes available.

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