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Publix and the State of Florida to Bring COVID-19 Vaccinations to Three Florida Counties
14 January 2021 - - US-based grocery store operator Publix and the Governor of the State of Florida, USA have launched COVID-19 vaccinations in Collier, Flagler, St. Johns and Volusia counties in that state, the principals said.

The expansion is part of Governor DeSantis' allocation of additional doses of the Moderna vaccine to be administered to individuals ages 65 and older.

Eligible individuals can make appointments using the online reservation system at, with vaccinations starting Thursday, Jan. 14.

The announcement brings the total number of Publix pharmacies offering COVID-19 vaccinations to 105 in 12 counties.

Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment.

Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver's license or Social Security number.

This expansion comes after the company received and distributed its first shipment of vaccines.
Publix continues to communicate with the state of Florida and the other six states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.

Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the US with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,264 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia.