TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — Publix reopened its COVID-19 vaccine appointment system Friday morning, but slots filled up quickly after it went live around 7 a.m.
Publix is now offering the vaccine at 325 stores in 23 counties across the state, including stores in Pinellas, Pasco, Citrus and Hernando counties. Appointments for those four counties were fully booked as of 8 a.m.
Those who successfully logged into the portal Friday were able to schedule appointments for Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.
More appointments will be available at a later date. The appointments can be made at publix.com/covid-vaccine. To schedule an appointment, select Florida and your county.