MIAMI (CBSMiami) -Getting shots in arms, Miami-Dade held a pop-up vaccination event Saturday in South Miami to reach those underserved communities.

The event was hosted by Miami-Dade Fire Rescue, Miami-Dade Office of Emergency Management, and Mayor Daniella Levine Cava in partnership with the South Miami Children’s Clinic.

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The clinic vaccinated those 12 and older, it was the county’s second pop-up event since March.

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More than 1,200 people with registered appointments received the Pfizer vaccine at the event. They were also scheduled to return to the clinic in 21 days for their second dose.

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The county said as more of the population gets vaccinated, it will help create herd immunity within many multigenerational homes across Miami-Dade.

CBSMiami.com Team