RESCHEDULED: Got Vaxxed? Community Connection Event Provides COVID-19 Vaccines for Everyone 5 and Up, Boosters for Eligible Groups

Friday, November 5, 2021 | 

RESCHEDULED: Got Vaxxed? Community Connection Event Provides COVID-19 Vaccines for Everyone 5 and Up, Boosters for Eligible Groups

WHO: Tallahassee-Leon County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Community Education and Engagement Task Force, Leon County Government, and the City of Tallahassee
WHAT: Family fun day and free COVID-19 vaccination and booster clinic
WHEN: Saturday, November 12 from 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. (new rescheduled time)
WHERE: Bethel Family Life Center, 406 N. Bronough St. Tallahassee, FL 32301 (new location)

 

The Tallahassee-Leon County Coronavirus (COVID-19) Vaccination Community Education and Engagement Task Force (the Task Force) presents the “Got Vaxxed? Community Connection,” a family fun day that will provide COVID-19 vaccines for everyone 5 and older, booster shots for eligible groups and educational outreach. Community members are invited to attend the event at the Bethel Family Life Center (406 N. Bronough St.). This event has been rescheduled from Saturday, November 6 to Saturday, November 12.

The event will also include free breakfast and lunch, a step showcase by local step teams, mask decorating, live music by DJ Lil Boy, a question and answer session with health professionals to address vaccine hesitancy, and more. Community members who choose to get their first COVID-19 vaccination or booster shot will be entered to win cash prizes. Health professionals will be present to administer vaccines and address questions.

The Task Force collaborates with community and fath-based organizations like Family Worship and Praise Center and New Mount Zion to provide access to safe and effective COVID-19 vaccines in minority communities with financial support from Leon County Government and the City of Tallahassee.

For more information on vaccinations, testing and treatment sites, visit: LeonCountyFL.gov/VaxMap. For questions about vaccines and other COVID-related questions, please call the Florida Department of Health in Leon County helpline at (850) 404-6300, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, contact Mathieu Cavell, Leon County Community and Media Relations, at (850) 606-5300 / CMR@LeonCountyFL.gov.

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