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COVID-19 Vaccine

Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County

COVID-19 Vaccination Location Announcement

Effective Friday, July 2, 2021, The Covid-19 vaccination facility located at Parkmore Plaza Shopping Center on Caroline Street (US Hwy 90) closed permanently. Vaccinations will resume at the Santa Rosa County Health Department on Wednesday, July 6, 2021.

New Guidelines

  • Appointments are required - call 850-983-5200 (option #1) to schedule an appointment.
  • Anyone over age 18 can receive the vaccination.
  • You must have a photo ID to receive the vaccination.
  • The Santa Rosa County Health Department only offers the Moderna 2-shot vaccination for adults (over age 18).
  • Minors age 12 to 18 are eligible to receive the Pfizer 2-shot vaccination. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • Covid-19 rapid testing is available if symptoms present a reasonable suspision of a positive diagnosis.
  • Santa Rosa County Health Department no longer restricts eligibility to county residents only. Individuals can be from any county or state.
  • Please wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines when you enter our facility.  

Vaccination Services for Homebound Residents

If you are a resident of Santa Rosa County and are physically unable to visit the Santa Rosa County Health Department, a qualified healthcare professional can administer the vaccination in the comfort of your own home. Patients must complete and submit the survey below to register. A valid Florida driver’s license or state issued identification card is required.

Homebound Vaccine Request Survey 

If you need assistance or are unable to successfully submit the survey you may call (866) 779-6121 or email and an agent will guide you through the process. Reservations will not be taken via telephone or email but only through the survey process.

About the Moderna Vaccination 

What to Expect During and After Your Injection (736 KB; pdf)

Covid-19 Symptoms 

Reported COVID-19 illnesses have ranged from mild symptoms to severe illness and death for confirmed cases. Symptoms may appear 2-14 days after exposure. COVID-19 symptoms commonly include:

  • Fever
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • Loss of taste and/or smell
  • Fatigue

Many people infected by COVID-19 have mild illness and can recover at home.

Adults 65 and older and those with underlying medical conditions like heart disease, diabetes and lung disease are more likely to develop serious illness.