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Publix Locations In Lee & Charlotte Counties Join COVID-19 Vaccine Rollout

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Florida's partnership with the Publix grocery store chain to administer COVID-19 vaccine doses is now expanding into Lee and Charlotte Counties.

Beginning Thursday, Jan. 21, 32 Publix pharmacies throughout Lee County will begin offering vaccine doses to eligible people 65 and older, frontline medical workers and residents and staff of long-term care facilities.

Seven Publix locations in Charlotte County are also set to begin administering vaccine doses on Thursday. 16 Publix pharmacies in Collier County joined the vaccine rollout effort last week.

The only way to make a vaccine appointment through a Publix location is online at publix.com/covid.

As of Wednesday morning, Publix's website indicates that store locations in every Florida county currently offering the vaccine are fully booked.

Meanwhile, The Florida Department of Health in Lee County and Lee County government announced, Tuesday, that about 5,800 COVID-19 vaccine doses will be administered Thursday, Jan. 21 and Friday, Jan. 22 at the county's distribution site off Daniels Pkwy near Southwest Florida International Airport.

Less than an hour after Lee County’s vaccine appointment reservation phone number began taking calls at 9 a.m. Wednesday, the county released a statement indicating that all appointments this week are booked.

Publix Pharmacies in Brevard, Martin, Monroe, and Palm Beach counties are also set to begin administering vaccine doses Jan. 21. Governor Ron DeSantis said 242 Publix pharmacies in 17 Florida counties will be administering the vaccine by the end of the week.

Publix Locations in Lee County Offering COVID-19 Vaccines:

Shoppes at Pelican Landing 24600 South Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL

Bonita Grande Crossing 12900 Trade Way Four Bonita Springs, FL

Bonita Bay Plaza 26841 South Tamiami Trail Bonita Springs, FL

The Center of Bonita Springs 3304 Bonita Beach Road Bonita Springs, FL

Camelot Isles Shopping Center 1616 W. Cape Coral Pkwy. Cape Coral, FL

Santa Barbara Centre 100 Hancock Bridge Pkwy. W. Cape Coral, FL

Coral Pointe Shopping Center 1631 Del Prado Blvd. S. Cape Coral, FL

Midpoint Center 2420 Santa Barbara Blvd. Cape Coral, FL

Publix at Coral Shores 3015 Pine Island Road, SW Cape Coral, FL

Shoppes at North Cape 2481 Del Prado Blvd. North Cape Coral, FL

Cape Coral Landings 127 Cape Coral Pkwy. West Cape Coral, FL

Publix at Del Prado Crossings 1735 NE Pine Island Road Cape Coral, FL

Corkscrew Village 21301 South Tamiami Trail Estero, FL

The Shoppes at Grande Oaks 20311 Grande Oaks Shoppes Blvd. Estero, FL

Daniels Crossing 6900 Daniels Pkwy. Fort Myers, FL

Grand Bay Plaza 19100 South Tamiami Trail Fort Myers, FL

Colonial Crossings 4600 Summerlin Road Fort Myers, FL

Gladiolus Gateway 11600 Gladiolus Drive Fort Myers, FL

Southpointe Commons 5997 S. Pointe Blvd. Fort Myers, FL

Summerlin Crossings 15880 Summerlin Road Fort Myers, FL

The Shoppes of Fiddlesticks 13650 Fiddlesticks Blvd. Fort Myers, FL

The Shops at Verandah 11851 Palm Beach Blvd. Fort Myers, FL

First Street Village 2160 McGregor Blvd. Fort Myers, FL

Alico Commons 16980 Alico Mission Way Fort Myers, FL

Shops at Village Walk 7950 Dani Drive Fort Myers, FL

University Crossing 13401 Summerlin Road Fort Myers, FL

Sky Walk 13121 Paul J. Doherty Pkwy. Fort Myers, FL

Crossroads Shopping Center 5781 Lee Blvd. Lehigh Acres, FL

Homestead Shopping Plaza 1324 Homestead Road North Lehigh Acres, FL

Orange Grove Center 4065 Hancock Bridge Pkwy. North Fort Myers, FL

Publix at Eagle Landing 6700 Bayshore Road North Fort Myers, FL

Shoppes at Del Prado 17960 N. Tamiami Trail North Fort Myers, FL

Publix Locations in Charlotte County Offering COVID-19 Vaccines:

Merchants Crossing 1500 Placida Road Englewood, FL

Port Charlotte Crossing 4265 Tamiami Trail Port Charlotte, FL

Publix at Gulf Cove 13435 S. McCall Road Port Charlotte, FL

Quesada Commons 19451 Cochran Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL

Peachland Promenade 24051 Peachland Blvd. Port Charlotte, FL

Punta Gorda Crossing 2310 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda, FL

Burnt Store Marketplace 3941 Tamiami Trail Punta Gorda, FL

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