MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Florida is eliminating the proof of residency requirement to get the coronavirus vaccine at state and federal sites, paving the way for college students and migrant workers to get vaccinated.
Officials also announced the vaccination site at North Campus of Miami Dade College will stop offering the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine after May 4th.READ MORE: Florida's Lobster Mini Season Is Nearly Here
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine and second shots of Pfizer will continue through the end of May.READ MORE: CDC Recommends Face Masks For Fully Vaccinated People Again In Some Indoor Settings
Officials are stressing that those who haven’t been doing so and as soon as possible.
“Certainly, we want people to rethink if they’ve been the vaccine now is the time to talk, get factual information, talk to your doctor or health care provider, find out what vaccine is best for you,” said FEMA Master Public Information Officer, Mike Jachles.MORE NEWS: Miami-Dade School Superintendent Alberto Carvalho On Mask Use For Upcoming School Year: 'Decision Cannot Be Rushed'
Friday was also the last day that Jackson Health System was administering first doses of the vaccine. It will continue with second-dose appointments at its three vaccine locations until May 21.