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Clay County expecting more COVID-19 vaccines this week and you don't need to be a resident

You don't have to be a Clay County resident to make an appointment.

CLAY COUNTY, Fla. — Clay County Emergency Management, along with several partners, held a joint news conference Monday morning to officially launch its COVID-19 vaccination program.

The county's launch comes after doing a soft opening last week.

County officials say that in order to receive a vaccine you must be 65 years of age or older and have an appointment. However, at this time all appointments for doses of the COVID-19 vaccine are booked until Jan. 20.

RELATED: County-by-County: Where people 65 and older can get a COVID-19 vaccine on the First Coast

The county expects to receive another shipment of vaccines later this week and at that time, will open additional appointment slots. You don't have to be a Clay County resident to make an appointment to receive a vaccine. 

The Florida Department of Health in Clay County and the Clay County Emergency Management will have a COVID-19 vaccination point of distribution at the UF/IFAS Extension Clay County T. Jesse Godbold Building. 

The address for the point of distribution is 2463 State Road 16 West in Green Cove Springs, FL. Appointments will be available from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday though Friday. 

To schedule an appointment when they become available, click this link.