Dates for COVID-19 vaccine were made available Friday at participating Publix stores.
Jacksonville, Florida – ** The appointments were still available as of 7:30 am, and First Coast News will update this story as soon as we know that all appointments have been filled.
The dates for the COVID-19 vaccine were made available Friday at Participating Publix Stores.
Starting at 6 AM, eligible customers were able to book appointments for Saturday, January 23rd. Appointments can only be made Online.
However, several people told First Coast News that they are experiencing reservation issues. This included not being able to click on anything to actually book an appointment. Publix released a statement on its website stating that a link to book an appointment will be available after a certain period of time if users remain on the page.
Think of it as a virtual waiting room.
“Our vaccine scheduling system is currently in operation, but it is full of other clients,” Publix said On their website. “There is massive demand for the vaccine and supplies are limited, so please be patient and don’t leave the page. If room becomes available, this page will show instructions on how to book an appointment. This page will be updated every minute.”
Locally, appointments can only be made in St. John’s County and Flagler County but you do not have to be a resident to apply.
Vaccination dates are determined online only. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or Publix Pharmacy.
If you can’t book an appointment on Friday, check back on Wednesday, Jan 27 after 6 am for your next opportunity.
The coronavirus vaccine is available at select Publix stores in 18 counties across Florida.
Only health care workers, residents, long-term healthcare facility workers, and seniors age 65 and over are eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida at this time.
Visit Publix To book an appointment.