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COVID-19

Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County

New COVID-19 Vaccination Facility

Parkmore Plaza Shopping Center
Beall’s (next to Big Lots)
6275 Caroline Street
(US Hwy 90)
Milton, FL 32570

Hours:

Monday - Friday
9:00 am – 3:00 pm


The Santa Rosa County Health Department
is Now Offering Homebound COVID-19 Vaccination
Services to Qualified Residents

If you are a resident of Santa Rosa County and are physically unable to visit a vaccination center, 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. In addition, 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 homeboundvaccine@em.myflorida.com and an agent will guide you through the process.

Reservations will not be taken via telephone or email but only through the survey process.

ANNOUNCEMENT 

Persons Age 18 and Older
Now Eligible for COVID-19 Vaccination

Effective April 5, 2021, Ron Desantis, the Governor of Florida, lowered the COVID-19 vaccination guidelines to include all Santa Rosa county residents age 18+

As previously defined, other groups who are eligible for the COVID-19 vaccination include the following:

  • Long-term care facility residents and staff;
  • Health care personnel with direct patient contact;
  • K-12 school employees;
  • Sworn law enforcement officers;
  • Firefighters;
  • Individuals who are considered a high risk due to underlying health conditions. You must provide a signed authorization form from a physician.

The appointment process, need for consent forms, and proof of residency requirements have not changed.

New COVID-19 Vaccine Location

Effective February 27, 2021, The Santa Rosa Department of Health begin providing COVID-19 vaccinations at the old Beall’s Department store located in the Parkmore Plaza Shopping Center on Caroline Street (US Hwy 90). The size and location of this facility allows for an increased number of appointments for residents to receive vaccinations. If you enter this facility you must wear a mask and follow social distancing guidelines.

Whether it is your first or second COVID-19 vaccination, we want your visit to go as smoothly as possible. Please arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to your appointment. If you do arrive earlier than expected, please wait in your vehicle. This will allow us to successfully practice social distancing.

Image of New Vaccine Location in Santa Rosa County

You Must Have an Appointment 

There are two ways to make an appointment.

  • ShareCare Website:
    Go to the ShareCare website to pre-register at myvaccine.fl.gov. Make your selection, choose Santa Rosa and follow the prompts. You must have a valid e-mail address to complete the process. Be sure to print your completed form and bring it with you to your appointment. A ShareCare representative will contact you to confirm your reservation.
  • Call ShareCare:
    Call our statewide call center system (ShareCare), to make an appointment at 866-201-7110; those who use the TTY system may call 833-476-1035. For your convenience, you can print out the form (link below) or complete the paperwork when you arrive for your appointment.

Consent Form 

The ShareCare system requires all patients to complete a consent form for the 1st and 2nd vaccination. If you would like to fill out the form prior to your appointment, please click on the link below. Bring the completed form with you at the time of your visit.

Moderna Vaccine Screening and Consent Form (137 KB; pdf)

What to Expect During and After Your Injection (740 KB; pdf)

High Risk Physician's Determination Form 

If you are a high risk individual due to an underlying health condition, please have your physician complete the form below. You will also need to complete the Moderna Vaccination Screening and Concent Form.

Certification of Extreme Vulnerability to COVID-19

Proof of Residency 

Permanent Residents:
In addition, proof of age and residency will be required at the time you check in for your appointment, such as a valid Florida driver’s license or state issued identification card.

Part-time Residents:
Part-time residents can document Florida residency by presenting a form of documentation specified in the State Surgeon General’s Public Health Advisory:

  • A deed, mortgage, monthly mortgage statement, mortgage payment booklet or residential rental or lease agreement.
  • 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.
  • A utility hookup or work order dated within 60 days before registration in the medical use registry.
  • A utility bill (<two months old).
  • Mail from a financial institution: checking, savings or investment account statements (<two months old).
  • Mail from a federal, state, county, or municipal government agency, (<two months old).

Please do not call or email the Santa Rosa County Health Department or the Santa Rosa County Division of Public Safety to request an appointment. All requests for appointments must go through the ShareCare statewide call center at 866-201-7110; those who use the TTY system may call 833-476-1035.

Common 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

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.