City of Sweetwater

March 3, 2021

COVID-19 Vaccination in Sweetwater

COVID-19 VACCINATION IN SWEETWATER
(Site open from Wednesday, March 3, 2021, to Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ronselli Park, 250 SW 114th Avenue, Sweetwater, FL, 33174)
 
 
(Sweetwater) – The City of Sweetwater, Florida, is now a designated COVID-19 vaccination location for those who are interested in protecting themselves against the virus. Mayor Orlando Lopez joined forces with the Florida Division of Emergency Management, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, and the U.S. Department of Defense, to bring a much-need vaccination site to our city.
 
The vaccination site will be open daily from Wednesday, March 3, 2021, to Wednesday, March 10, 2021, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Ronselli Park, 250 SW 114th Avenue, Sweetwater, FL, 33174.
 
On this site, walk-ups are allowed and appointments are not necessary. In addition, a total of 500 doses will be administered daily. Once we reach 500 doses a day, the line will be closed.
 
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
 
  • Long-term 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
  • Firefighters 50 years of age and older.
 
Additionally, hospital providers, and licensed physicians, may vaccinate people whom they deem to be extremely vulnerable to COVID-19. Licensed nurses and pharmacists may also administer the vaccine to those deemed to be extremely vulnerable by a doctor. Persons under 65 deemed medically vulnerable by a physician must bring this form signed by their physician. 
 
Be prepared to wait in long lines. We recommend bringing chairs, comfortable shoes as well as refreshments, sunscreen, and hats for your convenience.