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COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine

COVID-19 Testing & Vaccine

Update on COVID-19 testing for residents 

Stay connected through our social media sites for up to the minute information. For immediate inquiries please call the City COVID-19 Hotline at 305-460-5401. Below you may find additional testing options. Information noted provides various locations where our residents can obtain either the COVID-19 PCR Viral and/or Antibody test. 

*NOTE: This is not a full list of COVID-19 testing locations. Check with your health care provider or the Miami-Dade County Department of Health at 305-324-2400 for a more comprehensive list of testing sites. 
We encourage you to communicate with your private medical care provider, as many physicians are coordinating COVID-19 testing with local laboratories. For additional guidance or information about HOMEBOUND COVID TESTING, please call the COVID-19 Hotline at 305-460-5401
 

Update on COVID-19 vaccine for residents

The City of Coral Gables Division of Emergency Management is coordinating closely with Miami-Dade County Emergency Management, the Florida Department of Health, and community health partners to provide access to vaccination for our residents. 

With the limited number of vaccinations our City was allotted, our Fire Department deployed a preliminary plan for the vaccination of a small number of residents over the age of 65; in accordance with the guidance set forth by the State of Florida and the CDC. Currently demand is outpacing the vaccine supply; however, the City continues to work on any and all opportunities that may provide access to the vaccine for our residents.

Please note that we cannot determine when additional vaccines will be available, as a result; we are not compiling a list. The City of Coral Gables will continue to ensure its residents remain informed and updated on the latest COVID-19 developments as this is an everchanging situation. We strongly encourage residents interested in getting vaccinated, to visit the City’s website (coralgables.com/COVID) for activated vaccination locations. For distribution information of the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida, visit the Florida Department of Health.

The FDOH may be reached at 1-866-779-6121 or via email at COVID-19@flhealth.gov.

Floridians are also encouraged to opt-in to receive updates about the COVID-19 vaccine via text. Floridians can receive these text updates by texting FLCOVID19 to 888777

Vaccine Location Information

Pre-register for a vaccine
Currently eligible Floridians are able to register for a vaccine at a state sponsored vaccine site at https://myvaccine.fl.gov/. 

Miami-Dade County
We have a limited number of vaccine appointments for seniors 65+ available for online scheduling. Sign up for an appointment
We expect all those slots to fill up very quickly based on the current demand and we will work to add new appointments if we get additional vaccines.

Jackson Health System
Jackson Health System (JHS) offers an online platform for Miami-Dade County residents age 65 or older to request a vaccination appointment. If you are unable to schedule an appointment, please return to their page routinely for ongoing updates as they receive additional vaccines.
•    Request an appointment with JHS 

CVS Pharmacies
You can register for the vaccine at select CVS pharmacies. 
•    CVS Vaccine registration  

Homebound Seniors in County Public Facilities
•    Miami-Dade County will provide vaccines directly to homebound seniors age 65 and older who live in County facilities or receive County services and wish to be vaccinated.
•    Miami-Dade County staff are directly contacting these individuals to schedule vaccinations beginning Monday, January 4.

Mount Sinai Medical Center
Mount Sinai Medical Center is providing vaccines to Miami-Dade County first responders and individuals who are 75 years or older.

  • Call 305-674-2312 to schedule an appointment, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday through Sunday from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.
  • No walk-ins will be accepted
  • For more information, visit the Mount Sinai Medical Center website

Hard Rock Stadium
The State of Florida will be providing drive-thru vaccination at the state-sponsored testing site at Hard Rock Stadium starting Friday, January 8. Hard Rock Stadium will offer the vaccine to all individuals 65 years of age and older and frontline health care workers. Details on how to make an appointment will be announced ahead of Friday’s opening.

Marlins Park Stadium
The State of Florida is providing drive-thru vaccination at Marlins Park for those who are 65 or older. 

  • Call 1-888-499-0840 (TTY: 1-888-256-8918) to schedule an appointment. Open daily from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • By appointment only 
  • 501 Marlins Way, Miami, FL 33125

Vaccines for Individuals 55 Years of Age and Older

Beginning the week of Feb. 22, 2021, Jackson Health System will expand its vaccination criteria for the public to include Florida residents age 55 and older with at least one of the following medical conditions:

  • Breast Cancer          
  • Cardiomyopathy
  • Congestive Heart Failure
  • COPD
  • Coronary Artery disease with bypass
  • Down Syndrome
  • End-stage renal failure
  • Leukemia
  • Lung cancer
  • Lymphoma
  • Morbid obesity with body mass index greater than 40
  • Sickle cell disease
  • Solid organ transplant recipient

Please note that currently only Jackson Health System will be providing the vaccines to this age group. Request an appointment with JHS  

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