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LAKELAND, Fla., May 2, 2023 — Following the Food and Drug Administration’s recent decision to simplify COVID-19 vaccine guidance, Publix Pharmacy will continue to provide Moderna and Pfizer updated vaccines for eligible individuals. Eligibility details are available at According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), this updated formula helps protect against more transmissible variants.

Customers may use the online reservation system at to see if a nearby Publix Pharmacy offers their preferred COVID-19 vaccine and make an appointment. Customers can also walk into any Publix Pharmacy to ask. 

Online appointments
Appointments are encouraged for the most efficient vaccination experience and to ensure the preferred vaccine is available. 

Costs and insurance
COVID-19 vaccinations are provided to eligible individuals, while supplies last, at no cost to the individual. Customers with health insurance will need to bring their insurance card. 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.

The most up-to-date information about Publix’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts can be found at