Covid-19 Florida Dept. of Health Okaloosa Vaccine Booking

Okaloosa County Department of Health is vaccinating in accordance with Executive Order 21-67 issued on March 19, 2021, DOH-Okaloosa and partners will be available to vaccinate the expanded group beginning March 22, 2021:

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Visit HealthyOkaloosa.com, call 850-344-0566 or email HealthyOkaloosapio@FLHealth.gov for additional info.

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Appointments must be made in advance. To make an appointment visit  Click HERE to be taken to the online booking portal to register online via Eventbrite or by calling 850-344-0566. Google Chrome is the recommended browser for using Eventbrite.

We encourage people to register online. Tickets are also available by phone until sold out. Please note callers may experience delays, dropped calls and busy signals due to high call volume. But when Eventbrite is sold out, please continue to call 850-344-0566. While Eventbrite appointments usually fill up before the telephone appointments, there are also cancellations that free up additional appointments.  

Appointments are required for this vaccination clinic and will not be scheduled on site. Do not arrive at the vaccination site without an appointment. IDs will be verified at the vaccination event and if anyone scheduled does not meet any of the eligibility criteria, their appointment will be canceled. 

The vaccination provided will be the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. A second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine is required 21 days after the first dose. This dose will be scheduled at the first dose appointment. Medical experts and doctors have developed a safe and effective vaccine. This vaccine has been authorized by the Food and Drug Administration based on clinical testing. 

The COVID-19 vaccine is a monumental step toward getting back to the moments we have all missed – visiting and sharing time with family and friends.  

Individuals receiving the vaccine must complete a vaccine screening and consent form. This is available on our website. For those that cannot access the forms in advance, a paper copy will be provided at your appointment time.   

All individuals being vaccinated must show a valid government-issued ID. This can include a passport, driver’s license or military identification card. People will also need to bring their registration confirmation number.  

Appointments are non-transferable. If you need to cancel an appointment, you can call 850-344-0566 or if you registered online you can cancel using Eventbrite. Each person receiving the vaccine must sign up for an individual appointment ticket. Due to high demand, tickets online may be "sold" before your sale is complete.  Completed orders display an order number and you will receive a confirmation email.   

Once you’ve secured your appointment time, please arrive on-time. Individuals arriving early can cause delays and longer lines.  

Please be careful not to be fooled by a fake Eventbrite account. Always use the link provided by DOH-Okaloosa and Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners. Registration is free. DOH-Okaloosa will not ask for credit card information or your social security number. 

The appointment only vaccination clinic will be drive-thru only, and all individuals will remain in their vehicle for the duration of the clinic. Individuals receiving the vaccine are asked to wear short-sleeve shirts and remove any jackets/coats when arriving.  

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises individuals to be monitored for at least 15 -30 minutes after receiving the vaccine. Individuals will be directed to a waiting area to park and should plan accordingly.    

On January 21, State Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees signed a Public Health Advisory prioritizing Florida residents for COVID-19 vaccinations given in Florida. Recipients of the vaccine must be able to demonstrate residency consistent with criteria set forth in § 381.986(5)(b), Fla. Stat.; or an individual present in Florida for the purpose of providing health care services involving direct contact with patients. 

Florida residents will need to show their Florida driver’s license or Florida identification card. Health care workers with direct patient contact, K-12 school employees 50 and older, sworn law enforcement officers 50 and older and firefighters 50 and older will need to provide proof of employment in Florida. This includes a work badge or identification card, W-2 form or a pay stub. Persons who are deemed extremely vulnerable to COVID-19 must present the COVID-19 Determination of Extreme Vulnerability form or form with equivalent information on clinic letterhead. 

Seasonal resident means any person who temporarily resides in this state for a period of at least 31 consecutive days in each calendar year, maintains a temporary residence in this state, returns to the state or jurisdiction of his or her residence at least one time during each calendar year, and is registered to vote or pays income tax in another state or jurisdiction. An adult seasonal resident may provide the department with a copy of two of the following that show proof of residential address:  

  1. A deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or residential rental or lease agreement.  
  2. One proof of residential address from the seasonal resident’s parent, step-parent, legal guardian or other person with whom the seasonal resident resides and a statement from the person with whom the seasonal resident resides stating that the seasonal resident does reside with him or her.  
  3. A utility hookup or work order dated within 60 days before registration of the date of vaccination.  
  4. A utility bill, not more than 2 months old.  
  5. Mail from a financial institution, including checking, savings, or investment account statements, not more than 2 months old.  
  6. Mail from a federal, state, county, or municipal government agency, not more than 2 months old. 
  7. Any other documentation that provides proof of Florida residential address that is not more than 2 months old. 

Individuals receiving the vaccine must complete a vaccine screening and consent form to confirm eligibility. These are available on our website. For those that cannot access the forms in advance, a paper copy will be provided at your appointment time.   

All individuals being vaccinated must show a valid government-issued ID. This can include a passport, driver’s license or military identification card. People will also need to bring their registration confirmation number.  

  • Appointments are non-transferable. If you need to cancel an appointment, you can call 850-344-0566 or if you registered online you can cancel using Eventbrite. Each person receiving the vaccine must sign up for an individual appointment ticket. Due to high demand, tickets online may be "sold" before your sale is complete.  Completed orders display an order number and you will receive a confirmation email.  Tickets are also available by phone until sold out. 

    Once you’ve secured your appointment time, please arrive on-time. Individuals arriving early can cause delays and longer lines.  

    Please be careful not to be fooled by a fake Eventbrite account. Always use the link provided by DOH-Okaloosa and Okaloosa County Board of County Commissioners. Registration is free. DOH-Okaloosa will not ask for credit card information or your social security number. 

    We will issue an update once vaccination slots have been filled as vaccination eents and details are finalized, DOH Okaloosa will release more information on vaccination events.

    The appointment only vaccination clinic will be drive-thru only, and all individuals will remain in their vehicle for the duration of the clinic. Individuals receiving the vaccine are asked to wear short-sleeve shirts and remove any jackets/coats when arriving.  

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention advises individuals to be monitored for at least 15 minutes after receiving the vaccine. Individuals will be directed to a waiting area to park and should plan accordingly.    

    The vaccination provided will be the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine. A second dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine is required 21 days after the first dose. This dose will be scheduled at the first dose appointment. This vaccine was authorized for emergency use by the United States Food and Drug Administration under an Emergency Use Authorization.  

    According to data released by the Food and Drug Administration, the vaccines made by Moderna and Pfizer- BioNTech are highly protective for adults and prevents severe cases of COVID-19.  The COVID-19 vaccine is a monumental step toward getting this disease under control in Florida, but the department is still encouraging residents and visitors to take precautions to protect themselves and others from the spread of the virus. These include frequent hand washing, wearing face masks, maintaining six feet of social distancing, and staying home if you are feeling sick. 

    Updates will be added to DOH-Okaloosa website, www.HealthyOkaloosa.com. Information about the statewide vaccination distribution plan can be found on the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage.   

    More information on COVID-19 

    To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 webpage. For information and advisories from Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website, this website is also available in Spanish and Creole. For more information about current travel advisories issued by the U.S. Department of State, please visit the travel advisory website. 

    For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, please contact the Department’s dedicated COVID-19 Call Center by calling 1-866-779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per day. Inquiries may also be emailed to COVID-19@flhealth.gov

    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

  • The event is full, can I get on a waiting list?
    • DOH-Okaloosa does not have a waiting list for the vaccine.
  • I am not a resident of Okaloosa County, can I receive the vaccine?
    • Okaloosa County residency is not required, but persons who receive the vaccine must remain in Okaloosa County for their second dose.
    • If you received your first dose in another county but want to get second dose in Okaloosa County by the health department you will need to make an appointment for the second dose when appointments are available. You will not be guaranteed a specific day/time if you did not receive first dose by DOH-Okaloosa.
  • How will I get my second dose?
    • You will receive a reminder card with a date after you receive your vaccine. You will return to the same location on that date at the same time as your first appointment.
  • Who Can administer the vaccine?
    • The list below contains health care professions whose governing practice act or federal guidance authorizes the administration of vaccines, including COVID-19 vaccines. If you have specific questions regarding a profession, please contact the respective regulatory board office at MedicalQualityAssurance@flhealth.gov.
      • Medical Doctors – Section 458.305(3), Florida Statutes
      • Osteopathic Physicians – Section 459.003(3), Florida Statutes
      • Physician Assistants – Section 459.022(4)(e), Florida Statutes, Section 458.347(4)(e), Florida Statutes
      • Registered Nurses – Section 464.003(19), Florida Statutes
      • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses – Section 464.003(2), Florida Statutes
      • Licensed Practical Nurses – Section 464.003(18), Florida Statutes
      • Certified Nursing Assistant with Registered Nurse Delegation – Section 464.201(5), Florida Statutes
      • Paramedics – Section 401.272(2)(b), Florida Statutes
      • Pharmacists – Section 465.189, Florida Statutes
      • Registered Pharmacy Interns – Section 465.189, Florida Statutes
      • Registered Pharmacy Technicians – Health and Human Services Guidance Memorandum Dated 10/21/2020

Please be careful not to be fooled by a FAKE Eventbrite account. ALWAYS use the link provided by DOH-Okaloosa and Okaloosa County. Registration is FREE. Once you have registered, you should receive a confirmation email from Eventbrite with a registration number.