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Florida Department of Health Updates on Flu Season

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Tallahassee, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health (Department) encourages Floridians to get vaccinated against influenza (flu). After vaccination, it takes about 2 weeks for the body to develop protection. Flu shots are the best way to protect yourself and your loved ones against the flu and its potentially serious impacts.

All Persons 12 Years of Age and Older Are Eligible to Receive the Vaccine In Florida
The Food & Drug Administration has approved the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 12 years of age or older. To obtain the vaccine in Florida, individuals 12-17 years of age must be accompanied by a guardian.

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FDOH-Escambia is offering COVID-19 vaccines to eligible persons at the FDOH-Escambia clinic: 1295 W Fairfield Dr, Pensacola, FL 32501. Walk-ins are welcome Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Questions can be directed to FDOH-Escambia’s COVID-19 phone line at 850-595-6500 option 6.

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