DOH-Marion announces additional upcoming COVID-19 vaccination dates, locations
July 20, 2021
OCALA, Fla.—The Florida Department of Health in Marion County will be holding additional COVID-19 vaccination opportunities in the weeks ahead. Newly scheduled vaccination opportunities include:
Thursdays, from July 29–Aug. 26:
- From 9:30–11:30 a.m. at Rainbow Lakes Estates Oberman Building (4040 SW Deepwater Court, Dunnellon)
- From 1:30–3:30 p.m. at Marion Oaks Community Center (280 Marion Oaks Lane, Ocala)
Fridays, from July 30–Aug. 27:
- From 3–6 p.m. at the McIntosh Civic Center (5835 Avenue F, McIntosh)
The Florida Department of Health in Marion County is also providing COVID-19 vaccinations at the health department’s Ocala office Monday through Friday by appointment only.
To schedule an appointment with the Department of Health in Marion County, call 352-644-2590 during business hours Monday through Friday or sign up online at www.tinyurl.com/MarionCOVIDvax.
Both Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccines are available to residents through the Department of Health in Marion County. Anyone age 12 years old or older can receive a Pfizer vaccine. Anyone age 18 years old or older can receive a Johnson & Johnson vaccine. A parent or guardian must accompany individuals younger than 18 years old who will be receiving a vaccination.
As of the most recent state report, a total of 167,284 Marion residents age 12 years old or older have received a COVID-19 vaccination. This equals 51% of the eligible population and includes vaccinations performed by the Department of Health, hospitals, pharmacies, long-term care facilities, and more.
COVID-19 case update
Marion’s COVID-19 cases are trending upward. From COVID-19 case reports over the past seven days, Marion saw 652 new cases reported, with a positivity rate of 14.7%. In comparison, from July 2 – 8, Marion saw 251 new cases reported, with a positivity rate of 8.6%.
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