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By Maggie Hall, PIO

March 26, 2021

Pinellas residents 40 and older can book CDR Maguire Patient Portal appointments for vaccinations starting today, Friday, March 26. Vaccinations can begin on Monday, March 29.

Per Governor DeSantis’ decision, Floridians 18 and older can be vaccinated beginning on Monday, April 5. The Patient Portal will open for that age group at a future date, but anyone can create an account there to be ready before vaccinations begin. Go to to begin the process.

As of today, health care workers and medically vulnerable people with a doctor’s form, can also create accounts for vaccinations. The Patient Portal’s call center is at (844) 770-8548. The website and phone number are available 24/7.

Public sites operated by the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) and Pinellas County Government are adding appointments to the Patient Portal as additional shipments are received from the state. Identification and proof of eligibility required at all sites.

DOH-Pinellas manages vaccines booked through the CDR Health Patient Portal while the federal government, State of Florida and numerous pharmacies and health centers manage their own distribution operations. There are also DOH-Pinellas outreach events to vaccinate underserved populations throughout Pinellas.

Eligible groups may also check for vaccine availability at local pharmacies. For the latest information about all vaccine options countywide, go to

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