COVID-19 Information Center

For COVID-19 testing or vaccination information, please call the Florida Department of Health St. Lucie at (772) 446-8480. Open 7 days a week 8 am - 5 pm. For information about cases, testing, and hospitalizations can be found on the St. Lucie County COVID-19 Dashboard: Vaccination Information | Recover St Lucie

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LATEST COVID-19 UPDATES:


November 17, 2021

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH OFFERS COVID-19 VACCINATION 
APPOINTMENTS FOR CHILDREN AGES 5-11 

Contact: Jennifer.Harris@flhealth.gov Public Information Officer
(772) 785-5838

 

St. Lucie County, FL The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County will begin offering the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccination for children ages 5-11 years by appointment only starting on Friday, November 19, 2021.  To make an appointment call 772-462-3800, listen to menu and select option “1” to schedule a medical appointment.  A second dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be needed three weeks after the first dose. This appointment will be made during the first visit.

 

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends everyone ages 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against COVID-19. Vaccinating children can help protect family members, including siblings who are not eligible for vaccination and family members who may be at increased risk of getting very sick if they are infected.  To find out more about COVID-19 vaccines for children and teens visit https://www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/vaccines/recommendations/children-teens.html


COVID-19 and Flu Guide for Seniors:

An informative guide for seniors that covers what is needed for home-proofing, best daily/weekly practices, how to disinfect packages and mail, step-by-step protocols for deep cleaning, and safety advice from health experts. Check it out here: Guide for Seniors: Home-Proofing for COVID-19 and the Flu   

The Florida Department of Health in St. Lucie County has reopened its emergency phone line for COVID-19 information.

The phone number is 772-446-8480 and telecommunicators are standing by from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday to provide information regarding testing and vaccine locations.

Additional information is available at www.RecoverStLucie.org, including links to vaccine information and locations, available resources for financial assistance or unemployment assistance, information for businesses including state and federal resources, and medical information.

For COVID-19 Alerts and News Releases, visit: COVID-19 Alerts