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Publix Working With Florida Department of Health to Provide COVID-19 Vaccinations in 22 Store Pharmacies in Citrus, Hernando and Marion Counties

LAKELAND, Fla.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–At a press conference this afternoon, Florida Governor Ron DeSantis announced a collaboration between Publix and the Florida Department of Health to distribute approximately 15,000 doses of the Moderna COVID‑19 vaccine to customers ages 65 and older. The vaccine will initially be available at 22 stores in Citrus, Hernando and Marion counties.

“We look forward to a time when everyone who wants a vaccination is able to receive one.”

“It’s our privilege to work with Governor DeSantis as a distributor of this important vaccine. We’re grateful to play a role in helping to protect the health and well-being of people at risk of serious complications from the coronavirus,” said Publix Vice President of Pharmacy Dain Rusk. “We look forward to a time when everyone who wants a vaccination is able to receive one.”

Each store can schedule approximately 120 vaccinations per day, while supplies last. Vaccinations are by appointment only starting Thursday, Jan. 7. Customers can make an appointment by using the online reservation system on publix.com/covidvaccine.

Vaccinations are provided at no cost. Customers with insurance will need to bring their insurance card, and customers without insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.

The participating store locations are:

CITY

STORE

ADDRESS

Belleview

#438, Belleview Commons

10135 SE U.S. Highway 441

Brooksville

#1132, Brooksville Square

19390 Cortez Blvd.

Crystal River

#797, Crystal Springs Shopping Center

6760 W. Gulf To Lake Highway

Dunnellon

#1616, Rainbow Square Shopping Center

11352 N. Williams St., Suite 400

Hernando

#475, Shoppes of Citrus Hills

2685 N. Forest Ridge Blvd.

Homosassa

#1193, Shoppes of Sugarmill Woods

9525 S. Suncoast Blvd.

Inverness

#1448, Publix Plaza Inverness

1012 W. Main St.

Ocala

#61, Forty East Shopping Center

3450 E. Silver Springs Blvd.

#404, Pearl Britain Plaza

2647 NE 35th St.

#419, Churchill Square

303 SE 17th St.

#733, Heather Island Plaza

7578 SE Maricamp Road, Suite 100

#856, Heath Brook Commons

5400 SW College Road, Suite 200

#1201, Canopy Oak Center

8075 SW Highway 200, Unit 111

#1289, Park View Commons

3035 SE Maricamp Road

#1365, The Shops at Foxwood

2765 NW 49th Ave., Suite 301

#1477 Grand Oaks Town Center

2575 SW 42nd St., Suite 100

Spring Hill

#411, Publix at Seven Hills

160 Mariner Blvd.

#457, Lakewood Plaza

4365 Commercial Way

#630, Publix at Barclay

14371 Spring Hill Drive

#813, Mariner Commons

4158 Mariner Blvd.

#1282, Shoppes at Avalon

13455 County Line Road

Weeki Wachee

#1198, The Shoppes at Glen Lakes

9595 Commercial Way

Publix is also in communication with the other six states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.

Publix, the largest employee-owned company in the U.S. with more than 225,000 associates, currently operates 1,264 stores in Florida, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, South Carolina, North Carolina and Virginia. For 23 consecutive years, the company has been recognized by Fortune as a great place to work. In addition, Publix’s dedication to superior quality and customer service is recognized among the top in the grocery business. For more information, visit the company’s website, corporate.publix.com.

Contacts

Maria Brous
(863) 680-5339

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