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DOH-Orange Opens COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment Portal to 50 Years and older K-12 School Employees, sworn Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters

By Kent Donahue

March 03, 2021

Kent Donahue


Orlando, FL – Pursuant to Governor Ron DeSantis’ Executive Order 21-47 (attached), the Florida Department of Health in Orange County has now opened its COVID-19 Vaccine Appointment portal to K-12 school employees, sworn Law Enforcement officers and firefighters that are 50 years of age and older.

Individuals that are within these groupings and 50 years of age and older can visit the Department’s vaccine appointment CDR Health Pro portal at

Once there, they need to create an account, and then schedule a vaccination appointment to the Department’s Orange County Convention Center vaccination site.

There are plenty of appointments available this week and next. The convention center site operates Monday through Saturday, 8 a.m. until 9 p.m. each of those days.

As a reminder, Florida residents that are 65 years of age and older are still eligible to get a vaccination appointment.

About the Florida Department of Health

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