Publix offering Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine appointments in Alabama, Florida and Tennessee
Alabama and Tennessee expand eligibility to individuals ages 16 and older
LAKELAND, Fla., April 6, 2021 — For the first time, Publix is offering COVID-19 vaccinations at Alabama locations. Starting Wednesday, April 7, at 7 a.m. Eastern time, the online appointment reservation system will open for Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccination appointments at all Alabama and Tennessee Publix Pharmacy locations. In Florida, appointments will be available at 607 in-store Publix pharmacies, so some locations included in previous distributions are not included this time. However, they might receive vaccine doses in the future.
Although individuals ages 16 and older are eligible in all three states, the Johnson & Johnson vaccine is only authorized for those 18 years of age and older.
Vaccinations are provided to individuals ages 18 and older by appointment only, while supplies last, through the online reservation system at publix.com/covidvaccine. Individuals can use the online reservation system to learn if appointments are available at their nearby store.
The system will open Wednesday, April 7, at 7 a.m. Eastern time for appointment times as follows. Appointments cannot be made by calling Publix or the Publix Pharmacy.
|Florida||Saturday, April 10 – Sunday, April 11|
|Alabama and Tennessee||Monday, April 12 – Friday, April 16|
Publix pharmacies will administer the vaccine in the following Alabama counties, while supplies last: Baldwin, Calhoun, Coffee, Colbert, Cullman, Elmore, Etowah, Houston, Jefferson, Lauderdale, Lee, Limestone, Madison, Marshall, Mobile, Montgomery, Morgan, Pike, Shelby, St. Clair and Tuscaloosa. View a full list of Alabama pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Publix pharmacies will administer the vaccine in the following Florida counties, while supplies last: Alachua, Bay, Brevard, Broward, Charlotte, Citrus, Clay, Collier, Columbia, DeSoto, Duval, Escambia, Flagler, Hernando, Highlands, Hillsborough, Indian River, Lake, Lee, Leon, Manatee, Marion, Martin, Miami-Dade, Monroe, Nassau, Okaloosa, Okeechobee, Orange, Osceola, Palm Beach, Pasco, Pinellas, Polk, St. Johns, St. Lucie, Santa Rosa, Sarasota, Seminole, Sumter, Suwannee, Volusia and Walton. View a full list of Florida pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Publix pharmacies will administer the vaccine in the following Tennessee counties, while supplies last: Bradley, Coffee, Davidson, Greene, Hamilton, Knox, Montgomery, Putnam, Rutherford, Sevier, Sumner, Williamson and Wilson. View a full list of Tennessee pharmacies offering appointments for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Costs and insurance
Vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, by appointment only, while supplies last, and at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card to their scheduled appointment. Medicare members should bring their red, white and blue Medicare Part B card. Customers without health insurance will need to provide their driver’s license or Social Security number.
Publix pharmacies have also administered the COVID-19 vaccine to eligible individuals in select Georgia, South Carolina and Virginia locations. The company continues to communicate with the states in its operating area to provide COVID-19 vaccinations as part of their distribution efforts.
The most up-to-date information about Publix’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts can be found at publix.com/covidvaccine.