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Governor issues executive order expanding vaccination groups – Sign up now!

Nassau County Insider
March 2, 2021

Yesterday afternoon, Governor DeSantis issued Executive Order 21-47, expanding eligibility requirements for the COVID-19 Vaccination. The County can now vaccinate the following groups:

• Long-term care facility residents and staff;
• Persons 65 years of age and older;
• Health care personnel with direct patient contact;
• K-12 school employees 50 years of age and older;
• Sworn law enforcement officers 50 years of age and older; and
• Firefighters 50 years of age and older.

Nassau County Emergency Management has implemented a second “waitlist” to schedule appointments specifically for:

• K-12 school employees 50 years of age and older;
• Sworn law enforcement officers 50 years of age and older; and
• Firefighters 50 years of age and older.

Links to both waitlists [can be found by clicking on the icon below.]

If you have any questions, please contact Emergency Management at (904) 548-0900.

 

NOTE: The previous Executive Order allowed for hospitals to issue vaccinations to persons whom they deemed as “extremely vulnerable”, regardless of their age group. The new Executive Order now allows for certain physicians, nurse practitioners, registered nurses, and pharmacists to administer them to extremely vulnerable individuals as well. The County, however, can only administer vaccines as outlined above. We will continue to administer them as directed by the Governor.

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