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COVID-19 Vaccine

Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County

The COVID-19 virus is so complex, it's only natural to have questions regarding testing, exposure, vaccination vs. non-vaccination and partial vaccination. Because the Florida Department of Health in Santa Rosa County is dedicated to the wellbeing of our community, we have developed tools to help you navigate "next steps" according to your unique situation.

Click on one of the links below for guidance to better understand your options. If you have any questions please call 850-564-2307 for assistance.

 

I Tested POSITIVE For COVID-19
What Do I Do Now?

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I am a CLOSE CONTACT to a Case of COVID-19.

I am FULLY VACCINATED.
(14 days past the second dose of a 2-dose series or
1-dose of a 1-dose series COVID-19 vaccine)
OR
I am Within 90 Days of a RECENT COVID-19 INFECTION. 

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I am a CLOSE CONTACT to a Case of COVID-19.

I am UNVACCINATED or PARTIALLY VACCINATED.
(Has not been 14 days past the second dose of a 2-dose series or
14 days past 1-dose of a 1-dose series COVID-19 vaccination)

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Vaccinations have resumed at the Santa Rosa County Health Department on Stewart Street. Please use the following guidelines to obtain first or second COVID-19 vaccinations.

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 17 are eligible to receive the Pfizer 2-shot vaccination. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
  • COVID-19 PCR testing is available by appointment, if symptoms present a reasonable suspicion of a positive diagnosis. Test results take 48-72 hours.
  • 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 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.

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.