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Dozens line up early for free COVID-19 vaccines in Lee County – NBC2 News

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LEE COUNTY, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Lee County will be giving out the Moderna COVID-19 vaccine to the most vulnerable beginning Dec. 28.

Dozens of cars camped out overnight on Dec. 27 to secure their spot in line.

High-risk frontline healthcare workers and those 65 and older will be eligible to get the vaccine at vaccine sites. The Department of Health in Lee County will have 300 doses of the vaccine at each site.

Here is a list of sites for the end of December:

Monday, December 28 
Estero Park and Rec Center 
9200 Corkscrew Palms Blvd. 
Estero, FL 33928 
2:00pm – 6:00pm 
Tuesday, December 29 
East County Regional Library 881 Gunnery Road N. Lehigh Acres, FL 33971 9:00am – Noon 2:00pm – 6:00pm  Old Bonita Spring Library 26876 Pine Avenue Bonita Springs, FL 34135 9:00am – Noon 2:00pm – 6:00pm  Fort Myers Stars Complex 2980 Edison Avenue Fort Myers, FL 33916 9:00am – Noon 2:00pm – 6:00pm 
Wednesday, December 30 
N. Fort Myers Recreation Center 2000 N Recreation Parkway North Fort Myers, FL 33903 9:00am – Noon 2:00pm – 6:00pm  Lakes Regional Library 15290 Bass Road Fort Myers, FL 33919 9:00am – Noon 2:00pm – 6:00pm  Cultural Park Theatre 528 Cultural Park Blvd. Cape Coral, FL 33919 9:00am – Noon 2:00pm – 6:00pm

The vaccine will be free and no appointment is required. Patients will need to bring an ID showing proof of age or a copy of an ID badge or paystub for healthcare workers, the Department of Health said.

The Moderna vaccine requires a second dose to be given at least 28 days after the first dose.

Click here to learn more.

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