HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. (CW44 News At 10)– Friday, June 4, will be the final day to receive first doses of the COVID-19 coronavirus vaccine at Hillsborough County’s Palm River Park public vaccination site.
The public vaccination site is inside the community center at the park and is open weekdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Vaccinations are given on a first-come, first-serve basis. An appointment is not necessary for this site.READ MORE: SPCA Tampa Bay Is Waiving Fees For Certain Pocket Pets June 23 through June 30
Hillsborough County dispenses the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, which can be given to individuals 12 years of age and older. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.READ MORE: Florida Man Sentenced For Possessing Images and Videos Depicting Child Sexual Abuse
There is no out-of-pocket cost to be vaccinated. A doctor’s note or prescription is not required. Health insurance information is being collected in accordance with federal guidance; however, you will not be asked to pay a copay or deductible. Individuals who do not have health insurance will still be vaccinated.
After Friday, June 4, the vaccination site at the Palm River Park will focus on second doses, including for those individuals who missed their second Pfizer dose.MORE NEWS: Woman Arrested For Production And Distributing Images Of A Minor Over The Internet
The site will close on June 25, as the County continues to transition vaccination dispensing to the private sector and other community partners.