MANATEE COUNTY 311 CALLERS TO CONTACT STANDBY POOL TO BOOK THURSDAY APPOINTMENTS ONE DAY AFTER 1,000 VACCINE DOSES ARRIVE

Posted on 01/12/2021

MANATEE COUNTY, FL (Jan. 12, 2021) – Manatee County 311 callers will begin randomly selecting names within Manatee County's Vaccination Standby Pool today to book vaccination appointments for seniors after local leaders learned yesterday at 4 p.m. that 1,000 doses have arrived.

"Last night we received 1,000 doses of of the vaccine and our 311 team is prepared to start pushing those appointment opportunities again," Public Safety Director Jacob Saur told County Commissioners this morning during their regular meeting at 9 a.m. "After this announcement our 311 will start scheduling 900 appointments for those in the vaccine standby pool."

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