LAKELAND, Fla. – Publix is opening its online reservation system for COVID-19 vaccination appointments at all 730 Florida pharmacies in stores, the company announced Thursday.
What you need to know
- COVID vaccines will be available at all Publix pharmacies in Florida stores
- Publix has 730 of those sites statewide
- Appointments can be scheduled starting at 7am on Friday
- Reservations are accepted for people who are at least 65 years old.
Appointment scheduling begins at 7 am ET on Friday.
“We are pleased to provide appointment opportunities at each of our Florida in-store pharmacies,” Publix CEO Todd Jones said in a statement released Thursday. “We know how important this vaccine is to the people we serve, and we are grateful to be able to expand our capacity to help our communities during this time of need.”
Vaccines are being provided to people 65 and older, while supplies last. Appointments are required and can be scheduled through Publix’s online reservation system. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or Publix Pharmacy.
The online reservation system is generally open every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday morning for vaccine appointments at Florida Publix pharmacies, as long as the company continues to receive vaccine doses from the state and federal governments and barring unforeseen circumstances. Appointments may not be available in all counties during every scheduling opportunity. Clients with appointments for their second dose are not affected by any variation in scheduling opportunities and must arrive at the COVID-19 vaccine registration area on the scheduled date and time.