IMPORTANT: Information on Coronavirus Vaccination in Charlotte County


The Florida Department of Health in Charlotte County is offering the Covid-19 vaccine to high-risk frontline healthcare workers and to those 65 and older via a drive-thru clinic. 

Appointments are required and supplies are always limited – you can make an appointment by clicking here. 

SIGN UP FOR NOTIFICATIONS: The CharCoCares text system provides local updates related to COVID-19, area resources and opportunities as they become available. This system will also be used to share updates and announcements about vaccine availability. Just text CharCoCares to 888-777 on your smartphone to opt in. The service is free; message and data rates may apply.


All available dates are fully booked with appointments as of 9:30a.m. January 6. We will provide additional updates on the next round of appointments when that information becomes available.


Harold Ave Regional Park, located at23400 Harold Ave., Port Charlotte, FL(MAP)

Most Publix stores are now offering the vaccine, but appointments are required. To make an appointment, call (866)200-3468 or go to


  • There is no fee for the vaccine.
  • Identification is required. If you are a healthcare worker, please bring identification and a copy of your ID badge or a current paystub.
  • Vaccination is not recommended if:
  • – You are currently experiencing COVID-19 like symptoms or any other illness. (Please wait until you are symptom free for 24 hours)
  • – You have had COVID-19 within the last 90 days. (Please check back after 90 days)
  • During the first phase of vaccine administration, vaccinations will go to long-term care facility residents and staff, those 65 years of age and older, and healthcare personnel with direct patient contact. Updates on the timeline for the general public
  • will be provided as those plans become available.
  • As it becomes available to the public, non-Florida residents will not be treated any differently than permanent residents of Florida.
  • Charlotte County COVID-19 information page
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