Florida to receive nearly 550,000 doses of COVID vaccines

first_imgPeople who were scheduled to get a Johnson & Johnson shot before the pause could be offered a two-dose shot depending on where their appointment was.Center Pharmacy in Cape Coral sent an email to people that said they would be offering the two-shot Moderna vaccine until further notice. CVS did something similar and sent emails and texts to people who actually got the Johnson & Johnson shot and informing them about the possible side effects. They also are helping people who planned on getting the J&J shot to reschedule.NBC2’S Vax FactsIf you are interested in getting vaccinated, as of Wednesday, there are thousands of appointments for next week still available at the Lee County vaccine site at the Edison Mall. You can register online or by calling 1-866-200-3468. RELATEDTOPICS Mobile pediatric vaccination clinic happening in Cape Coral Friday June 11, 2021 AdvertisementTags: Covid-19covid-19 vaccineJohnson & Johnson Mobile pediatric clinic provides COVID vaccines for children 12+ June 15, 2021 AdvertisementIt’s possible that the FDA could pull its emergency use authorization that the Johnson & Johnson shot already has, but heath experts said that a final decision will be made in the coming weeks. Lee County COVID-19 vaccine site moving to North Fort Myers this month June 13, 2021center_img FORT MYERS, Fla.– Florida is expected to receive a bigger shipment of COVID-19 vaccines next week, even though there is a pause on administering the Johnson & Johnson shot. The state is expecting nearly 550,000 doses of Moderna and Pfizer combined. “Overwhelmingly, our vaccine supply with Moderna and Pfizer, I think it’s looking really good regardless of what happens with J&J,” said Dr. Kartik Cherabuddi with University of Florida Health. “I think it can affect vaccine hesitancy and that’s what we should address.”Some people said they are beginning to think twice about getting vaccinated after the CDC and FDA announced they were investigating the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. However, medical experts said the risks are minimal and the other vaccines are safe.  Advertisement AdvertisementDC Young Fly knocks out heckler (video) – Rolling OutRead more6 comments’Mortal Kombat’ Exceeded Expectations Says WarnerMedia ExecutiveRead more2 commentsDo You Remember Bob’s Big Boy?Read more1 commentsKISS Front Man Paul Stanley Reveals This Is The End Of KISS As A Touring Band, For RealRead more1 comments Cape Coral doctor offers medical marijuana discount as COVID-19 vaccine incentive June 11, 2021 Advertisement AdvertisementRecommended ArticlesBrie Larson Reportedly Replacing Robert Downey Jr. As The Face Of The MCURead more81 commentsGal Gadot Reportedly Being Recast As Wonder Woman For The FlashRead more29 commentslast_img

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