Posted On: December 16, 2020
The Daytona Beach VA Multispecialty Community Based Outpatient Clinic located at 515 National Health Care Dr. is distributing COVID-19 vaccines to certain veterans based on CDC and Veterans Health Administration guidelines. Veterans must be enrolled and eligible for VA health care benefits and be a patient at the Daytona Beach clinic. There is no cost to get the vaccine.
Veterans eligible for the vaccine are:
Veterans aged 75 years and older
Eligible, enrolled Veterans that receive care at the VA aged 18 and older and are employed as fire fighters, police officers, corrections officers, food and agricultural workers, United States Postal Service workers, manufacturing workers, grocery store workers, public transit workers, and those who work in the educational sector (teachers, support staff, and daycare workers)and who have not yet received the first dose of COVID-19 vaccine are eligible to receive the vaccine at no cost. Please bring identification or documentation that you are employed in one of these categories.
To receive the vaccine, appointments must be made by calling (407) 631-0499 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday or leave a voicemail during non-business hours and the call will be returned.
The vaccines are offered from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, with the last appointment at 3 p.m. The vaccines are offered in conference room 182.
As vaccine supply increases, the VA will notify additional groups of veterans who are eligible to receive the vaccine at VA. Veterans may also visit https://www.orlando.va.gov/services/covid-19-vaccines.asp for information and updates.
The County of Volusia, in partnership with the Florida Department of Health in Volusia County (DOH-Volusia), will hold a COVID-19 vaccination event for individuals age 65 and older from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 14 at the Volusia County Fairgrounds, 3150 E. New York Ave., DeLand. Only the Moderna vaccine will be provided at this site. The site will operate as a drive-up site and pre-registration is required.
Appointments are required and must be made at volusiacountyc19fairgrounds1-14.eventbrite.com. Online registration will open at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Jan. 13. Five hundred appointments will be available and are available in one hour timeslots. Once a timeslot is full, appointments will no longer be available during that timeslot. There is a maximum of two registrations per transaction online and three registrations per transaction via telephone.
Individuals who are not able to access the internet via a computer, tablet or telephone may call 866-345-0345 for assistance scheduling an appointment until registrations have reached capacity for this event. Calls will be answered in the order they are received and may be busy due to high call volumes. With a high demand and limited supply of vaccine, appointments are expected to fill very quickly.
Individuals will be required to complete a screening and consent form prior to receiving a vaccination. Individuals who have had any other vaccinations in the previous 14 days or tested positive for COVID-19 in the previous 10 days do not qualify for the vaccine. For the full list of screening questions which may disqualify an individual from vaccine eligibility, review section two of the form available at volusiahealth.com/shots.
Individuals must have an appointment to receive a vaccine and should arrive at the site during the hour which their appointment is scheduled. Due to limited capacity, individuals are encouraged not to arrive prior to their confirmed timeframe. Individuals without an appointment will not receive a vaccine. Vehicles must enter and exit the site via N. Prevatt Avenue.
DOH-Volusia will return to this location in 28 days to offer the second dose to those who are due. Those who receive a vaccination should return to the site during the same appointment timeframe as their first appointment in 28 days for their second dose. Individuals may not report to a different site for their second dose. When returning to the site, DOH-Volusia will only offer the second dose of the vaccine.
The County of Volusia and DOH-Volusia do not charge for COVID-19 vaccines. The only official website to make an appointment for vaccinations at the Volusia County Fairgrounds is volusiacountyc19fairgrounds1-14.eventbrite.com. Appointment opportunities listed on any other website or which request financial information are not valid.
For questions specific to the Fairgrounds vaccination event, including information on appointments for COVID-19 vaccinations, call 866-345-0345 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. For general clinical questions, call the Florida Department of Health at 386-274-0500 and press # for coronavirus information. For information on specific medical conditions that may affect an individual’s ability to get this vaccine, visit www.modernatx.com/covid19vaccine-eua/eua-fact-sheet-recipients.pdf.
For the latest information on COVID-19 vaccination events organized by the County of Volusia and DOH-Volusia, please follow the local news, and check this website, along with the Volusia County Emergency Management Facebook and Twitter pages.
We also encourage you to download the free Emergency Management app available on both the Google Play and App Store, and be sure to turn on push notifications. All news releases are published on the app, and if the notifications are turned on, the user will receive a notification each time a release is posted.
View a list of frequently asked questions regarding the COVID-19 vaccine relative to Volusia County.