COVID-19 Testing Update
The demand for COVID-19 testing in Broward County is currently very high. Here are links to the latest information.
Vaccine Eligibility - Age eligibility for vaccines as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is age 18+ for Moderna and Johnson & Johnson and age 5 and older for Pfizer. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) updated its recommendations on vaccines on December 16, 2021.
Booster Shots -
The CDC recommends booster shots in certain populations. Booster shots are available for free at vaccination sites operated by Florida Department of Health in Broward. No appointment is required. Boosters are also available from many retail pharmacies, private physician offices and other providers.
Monoclonal Antibody Treatments - The State of Florida is providing monoclonal antibodies to people who've contracted COVID-19. People 12 years and older and at high risk for severe illness may receive the injections. The treatment is available in Broward County at two locations:
- C.B. Smith Park, 900 N. Flamingo Rd., Pembroke Pines, 33028, Monday - Sunday, 9AM to 5PM, by appointment only. This site is administered by CDR Health. Make Appointment
- Markham Park & Target Range, 16001 W. State Road 84, Sunrise, 33326, Monday – Sunday, 8AM to 5PM, by appointment only. This site is administered by AshBritt-IEM Health through the Florida Department of Emergency Management. Make Appointment
Protective Measures - Both vaccinated and unvaccinated residents are encouraged to follow guidelines for protective measures issued by the CDC.
For the latest updates, visit FloridaHealth.gov, email COVIDemail@example.com or call the Florida Department of Health at 866-779-6121 or 954-412-7300 in Broward.