Health Care District Offers Free COVID-19 Vaccinations Thursday Night in Downtown West Palm Beach
The Health Care District of Palm Beach County’s mobile clinic team will offer free, walk-up COVID-19 vaccinations from 5:30 pm to 9 pm this Thursday, August 19th before and during Thursday’s Clematis by Night live music event. The Health Care District’s big, blue bus will be parked at 201 Clematis Street across from the Centennial Fountain in downtown West Palm Beach. Both the Pfizer and Janssen Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue personnel will be administering the vaccinations. The Health Care District is partnering with the City of West Palm Beach and the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority for this vaccination outreach.
Starting at 6 pm Thursday, a $25 downtown merchant gift card courtesy of the West Palm Beach Downtown Development Authority will be given to the first 100 people who are vaccinated. Those vaccinated can also receive a $10 voucher for grocery shopping courtesy of the Florida Department of Health. It’s easy and convenient for those dining or working nearby to get vaccinated. Individuals 12 to 17 years of age must be with a parent or a guardian to be immunized.
The Health Care District’s mobile clinic will return next Thursday, August 26th and on Thursday, September 2nd from 5:30 pm to 9 pm to offer free COVID-19 vaccinations before and during the Clematis by Night event. To date, the Health Care District has provided nearly 217,000 COVID-19 vaccinations countywide.
For the schedule of all of the Health Care District’s mobile vaccination locations, visit www.hcdpbc.org and click the blue COVID-19 Information Center button. Local businesses and organizations interested in hosting the Health Care District’s mobile vaccination clinic for their employees and clients can visit www.hcdpbc.org, click the purple “Mobile Clinic Vaccination & Community Event Request” button and submit the completed form for review and approval.
The Health Care District provides COVID-19 vaccinations to patients during regular doctors’ office visits at all of the nine C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinic sites across the county, which are located in areas of need. Appointments can be made by calling 561-642-1000.
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About the Health Care District
The Health Care District of Palm Beach County provides primary medical care and dental services for adults and children at the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics, a coordinated and lifesaving Trauma System that includes two FAA-certified Trauma Hawk air ambulances, registered nurses in nearly 170 public schools, short and long-term skilled nursing at the Edward J. Healey Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Riviera Beach, and acute care at its teaching hospital, Lakeside Medical Center, which is accredited by The Joint Commission and serves the rural Glades’ communities.
About the C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics
This project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number H80CS25684 for Health Center Cluster in the award amount of $7,111,563. Of the total project, 81.9% is financed with nongovernmental sources. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government. The C. L. Brumback Primary Care Clinics were granted Federal Tort Claims Act (FTCA) deeming status effective January 1, 2021.