Manatee & Sarasota County Are Now Both Offering Walks Up's and No Appointments for a COVID-19 Vaccine
Both OF OUR counties will stop taking new appointment registrations at 5 p.m. this Monday (4/12/21). Both Counties are NOW transitioning to first-come, first-serve vaccination sites.
Here is a breakdown on how each County will be handling COVID-19 Vaccines, going forward.
Manatee County is offering vaccination appointments next week (4/12/21) for the final patients that remain in the standby pool. As before, those residents will receive an automated message with appointment details. Registration for the standby pool close at 5 p.m. Monday.
Next, Manatee County will hold its first appointment-free, drive-thru vaccine clinic from 8 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, April 21st, at Tom Bennett Park, (280 Kay Road in Bradenton).
Those patients will be scheduled for their second shot on May 19th.
After that, Manatee county officials say that they will gauge interest in vaccinations at the Tom Bennett site and determine how long to keep offering first doses, in this way. .
Manatee County Residents can visit mymanatee.org for more information.
Sarasota County will honor existing appointments on its vaccine waiting list. Registrations for the list will close at 5 p.m. this Monday, April 12th. .
Sarasota County will hold its first appointment-free, walk-up vaccine clinics at 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., This Friday, April 9th and this Saturday, April 10th at Sarasota Square Mall, 8201 S. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota.
Patients with existing appointments on the county’s waiting list will be able to skip the line.
Sarasota County Residents can visit scgov.net for more information.