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Coronavirus Live Updates: Jackson Health Says It’s Taking A ‘Limited Number’ Of COVID Vaccine Appointments Again

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Music producer Emilio Estefan, 67, was among the first five Miami-Dade County residents to get the COVID-19 vaccine by RN Nadia Johnson at Jackson Memorial Hospital in December 2020.

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Jackson Health Says It’s Taking A ‘Limited Number’ Of COVID Vaccine Appointments Again

Updated Monday at 8:43 a.m.

Jackson Health System said via Monday morning Tweet that it would be taking a “limited number” of COVID-19 vaccine appointments for U.S. residents 65 and over at JacksonHealth.org.

The 8:08 a.m. said the site would start taking new appointments in 15 minutes, but didn’t start taking appointments until about 8:32 a.m.

Slots filled quickly during the previous appointment periods. Proof of U.S. residency is needed.

— By David J. Neal / The Miami Herald

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Vaccinations At Hard Rock Stadium Are Relocating. Here’s What You Should Know Before Going

Updated Monday at 5:43 a.m

Vaccinations at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens will be moving to a different gate within the venue’s property as Florida prepares to expand COVID immunization efforts, state authorities announced Sunday.

Starting on Monday, anyone with a scheduled vaccination appointment should head to Gate 16, and must enter on the Northwest 27th Avenue side and turn east on 199th Street.

If you are coming on Florida’s Turnpike, take exit 47 at University Drive and 27th Avenue.

— By Bianca Padró Ocasio / The Miami Herald

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