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Florida panhandle health departments releasing COVID-19 vaccine plans

Here are the plans we’ve found released in our area. We will continue to update this list as we learn more from each county.
Published: Jan. 4, 2021 at 4:36 AM CST
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PANAMA CITY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) - Florida counties are releasing plans on how to vaccinate the general public against COVID-19, including our area.

Here are the plans we’ve found released in our area. We will continue to update this list as we learn more from each county.

Walton County -

The Walton County Health Department released its plans for distributing vaccines to first responders and seniors 65 and older.

Health officials say the COVID-19 vaccines will be given out by appointment only. To make an appointment, a phone line will open January 4th. You can schedule it by calling 850-401-6453.

The vaccinations will be at the Coastal Branch clinic at 361 Greenway Trail, Santa Rosa Beach. The appointments will be Wednesday, January 6th; Friday, January 8th; Wednesday, January 13th; and Friday, January 15th, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Health officials say further immunizations will be scheduled after these initial dates as vaccine supplies allow.

They say there is no charge for the vaccine administration.

Holmes County -

Holmes County health official started distributing the COVID-19 vaccine Wednesday. There is no need to set up an appointment, just come to the Holmes County Annex on Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Jackson County -

The Jackson County Health Department started vaccinating elderly 65 or older Tuesday. To set up an appointment, call 850-526-2412.

For more panhandle vaccination plans, check out this link.