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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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DOH Alachua COVID-19

COVID-19 Vaccine Notice 

At this current time, free updated COVID-19 vaccines are available to most adults living in the U.S. through their private health insurance, Medicare, and Medicaid plans.

Vaccinations for COVID-19 require an appointment and are available at all our clinics, East Gainesville-Main Headquarters, SW, and the City of Alachua. To schedule an appointment please call the respective clinic you wish to visit.

For the latest information on vaccine availability and federal information, please visit our state website: COVID-19 Vaccines in Florida


COVID-19 Testing Notice 

The Florida Department of Health in Alachua County is offering COVID-19 testing to those who are currently symptomatic.

COVID-19 testing at the Alachua County Health Department is by appointment ONLY and exclusively for those who are ill (fever, chills, cough, shortness of breath, fatigue, body aches, headache, new loss of taste or smell, sore throat, congestion, nausea, vomiting, diarrhea). If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and want to be tested, please call (352) 334-7910 to make an appointment.