COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Collier County and the Healthcare Network will administer COVID-19 vaccines starting on Wednesday, Jan. 20.
DOH-Collier confirmed people can start scheduling their appointments at 9 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 18. Appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine must be made on Eventbrite.
The COVID-19 vaccine site at North Collier Regional Park Soccer Fields, 15000 Livingston Road in Naples will be open on Wednesday, Jan. 20, and Friday, Jan. 22, according to DOH-Collier. The site will be open from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and people that have made appointments should arrive 10 minutes prior to their scheduled time.
This will be a drive-thru site for healthcare personnel with direct patient contact and anyone over 65, according to DOH-Collier. Healthcare personnel receiving the vaccine must provide identification indicating they are healthcare staff.
Face masks must be worn while people wait in their cars. DOH-Collier said no referral is needed and it won’t cost anything. Clients will be asked to complete registration form prior to receiving the vaccine.
COVID-19 testing will also take place on Tuesday, Jan. 19 at the Winn Dixie Mall, 1500 Lake Trafford Road in Immokalee, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. or until testing capacity is reached.