Those over the age of 16 can be vaccinated in Florida without proof of residence
Those over 16 years old can Get vaccinated in Florida From April 30 No proof of residenceThe health authorities announced that this will open the way for the immunization of undocumented persons.
In January, in response to the shortage of vaccines and the arrival of tourists eager to get immunizations, the state of Florida required proof of residence to receive injections.
Affected measures Undocumented and homeless people, Many times there is no driver’s license, contract or invoice in their name.
However, now that more than 6 million people in Florida have received the vaccination, and the demand is much lower-appointments at state vaccination centers or Miami-Dade County are no longer required-the Department of Health reversed its January decision.
The vaccine will be provided to any “resident or Appeared in Florida To provide goods or services in order to provide benefits to residents and visitors of the state,” the Florida Department of Health said Thursday night.
This will allow many undocumented immigrants to get the vaccine simply by stating that they live in the state or provide services there.
The Democratic Mayor of Miami-Dade, Daniella Levine-Cava, celebrated the decision on Friday.