|Courtesy of the Naples Daily News
Florida Publix stores in 12 counties, including Collier County, are now distributing the COVID-19 vaccine and more counties will be announced soon, according to the grocery store’s website. The state of Florida and Publix are partnering to distribute the COVID-19 vaccines to those 65 and older, among others meeting specific criteria. Publix announced on its website that 16 stores in Collier County, 15 in Naples and one on Marco Island, were distributing the vaccine.
Who is eligible for the vaccine?
Healthcare personnel with direct patient contact, residents and staff in long-term healthcare facilities, and persons 65 years of age and older.
How to make an appointment, what to bring:
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals who are 65 or older, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Appointments must be made using the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. Those who wait at the physical location will not be served unless they have registered online. 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.
Appointments may be filled at this time, so be sure to check the site daily to see when new appointments are made available.
List of participating Publix locations in Collier County