Fort Lauderdale, Florida -- In partnership with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Inter Miami CF, Broward Health will begin COVID-19 vaccinations at its new community stand-up site at Inter Miami CF Stadium at Lockhart Park on Tuesday, January 12, 2021. The site will be open Monday through Friday and expects to vaccinate up to 500 pre-registered patients a day. Patients must meet the following criteria and pre-register to be eligible for vaccination:
- People ages 65 and over.
- Office staff of Broward Health's credentialed physicians.
- Non-credentialed community healthcare providers who do not have access to the vaccine, as well as their office staff.
Community members who are eligible to receive the vaccine MUST REGISTER at BrowardHealth.org. Guests should visit the site and click on "To request a COVID-19 vaccination click here" to complete and submit the necessary vaccination request form. Broward Health schedulers will respond to requests in the order they were received.
"As one of the first health systems in the region to offer COVID-19 vaccinations to the community, Broward Health was proud of the public’s response," said Aldo Calvo, D.O., medical director of ambulatory services, Broward Health. "Demand for the vaccine has been great, and we are pleased to partner with the City of Fort Lauderdale and Inter Miami CF to expand our capacity."
"All of the partners who stepped up to make this critically needed vaccination site a reality on a very tight timeline illustrate the commitment we collectively have in identifying needs and serving our community, regardless of the circumstances," added City of Fort Lauderdale Mayor Dean Trantalis.
"We are grateful to be in a position to support the City of Fort Lauderdale’s vaccination efforts and begin flipping the page of this pandemic chapter for our community," said Inter Miami CF Managing Owner Jorge Mas. "We hope our facilities continue to evolve into long-term, versatile venues that serve South Florida from both the entertainment and public resources perspectives for decades to come."