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State Surgeon General Issues Public Health Advisory Rescinding Previously Issued Advisories, Expanding Vaccine Eligibility, and Encouraging the Resumption of In-Person Government Operations and Services Statewide

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State Surgeon General Issues Public Health Advisory Rescinding Previously Issued Advisories, Expanding Vaccine Eligibility, and Encouraging the Resumption of In-Person Government Operations and Services StatewideTALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, State Surgeon General Dr. Scott Rivkees issued a Public Health Advisory rescinding the public health advisories issued on March 25, 2020, June 22, 2020, July 21, 2020 and January 21, 2021. The Public Health Advisory also expands vaccine access and eligibility to any individual in Florida who is present in Florida for the purpose of providing goods or services for the benefit of residents and visitors of the state. Finally, the Public Health Advisory encourages government offices to conduct in-person operations and services.

DOH-Alachua along with the University of Florida and UF Health are working together to support the residents of Alachua County in the registration and scheduling process for the COVID-19 vaccine.

Anyone, regardless of age, can register to our waitlist for a COVID-19 vaccine. Currently, we are sending appointment invitations via text messaging and email, to those eligible following the latest Executive Order, which can be found at www.flgov.com, and who have included this information on their registration. The message will include a link which will help automate the process and focus our phone efforts for those who do not have texting or email ability.

If you have not received a text message or email this could mean your information has not been updated. We urge you to use the link below and update your information. If you are unable to receive emails or text messages, please reach out to the number below to schedule an appointment.

**To schedule an appointment to get tested or for FAQ's about COVID-19 call 352-334-8810; 8am - Midnight 7 days a week. **To find out your test results for COVID-19, please wait 72 hours after your test date and call 352-334-8828 or download the healthytogether application on your smartphone; Operators are available Monday - Friday 8am-4:30pm. **For Code Enforcement issues regarding masks call 311.

COVID-19 Information and Registration Form