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By FDOH-Escambia

April 02, 2021

Pensacola, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Escambia County (FDOH-Escambia) continues to work with community partners on vaccination efforts in Escambia County. In an effort to keep Florida residents and visitors safe and aware regarding the status of the virus, FDOH-Escambia will continue to issue this update every week.

County health departments have an important role to play in administering vaccine. Here’s a summary of recent vaccination activities.

  • Escambia County residents who are vaccine-eligible should use the statewide preregistration system to sign up for vaccination. Residents can call the toll-free line at, 866-201-1025 or preregister online at The TTY number for the deaf and hard of hearing is 833-476-1461.
  • During the week of Mar. 26, 2021 – Apr. 1, 2021, FDOH-Escambia administered a total of 1,188 COVID-19 vaccines. In addition to daily clinic appointments, FDOH-Escambia held 2 POD events on Saturday, Mar. 27 and Thursday, Apr. 1 that targeted persons 40 years of age and older.
  • FDOH-Escambia announced this week’s COVID-19 vaccine distribution plan. FDOH-Escambia continues to work with community partners, including Ascension Sacred Heart, Baptist Health Care, Community Health Northwest Florida, West Florida Hospital, Escambia County Emergency Management, Escambia County Medical Society, Navy Federal Credit Union, Gulf Power, local healthcare providers and clinics, older adult independent living facilities, and local faith-based organizations to administer vaccines to priority groups.

FDOH-Escambia continues to fight to protect health and safety as the rollout of COVID-19 vaccine continues. For the total vaccine administration efforts across Florida, visit the dedicated Florida Department of Health COVID-19 webpage for the detailed vaccine report.


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