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August 09, 2021

The Florida Department of Health in Putnam County (DOH-Putnam) is offering free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations, with no appointment necessary

Testing Location and Times:

Teacher Training Center

1101 Husson Avenue, Palatka

Every Tuesday and Thursday, 9 am - 2 pm

Drive Thru testing, No appointment needed 


Vaccination Site and Times:

Putnam County Health Department

2801 Kennedy Street, Palatka

Monday- Friday, 9 am – 3 pm

Walk-up, No appointment needed

Vaccination Site and Times:

Welaka Community Center

400 4th Ave, Welaka

Wednesday, August 11th  from 10 am – 6 pm

No appointment needed

Moderna Vaccine is available for those 18+

Pfizer Vaccine for those 12 +

Johnson & Johnson 18 +


For residents who are under 18 years old, DOH-Putnam is offering only the Pfizer vaccine. For all individuals under 18, a parent/guardian must be present at the time of vaccination and sign the COVID-19 consent forms.

To expedite visits, participants should download and fill out the appropriate consent form and bring it with them to this event. For those who are unable to download this form and print it out, forms will be available at the event. Read and review the appropriate Fact Sheet and Notice of Privacy Practices.

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