President Mark B. Rosenberg despatched the next communication to FIU college students on April 15.
Expensive FIU college students,
The COVID-19 virus stays a major risk to all of us, and vaccination is the most effective instrument to fight the virus and to guard ourselves, our neighbors, and our neighborhood.
At our FIU, our aim is to facilitate entry to vaccines for our college neighborhood. That’s the reason now we have partnered with Jackson Well being System on a COVID-19 vaccination initiative geared toward encouraging college college students to obtain the vaccine.
Via this partnership, all college students age 18 and older can join a vaccine appointment at Jackson. This contains Florida residents and out-of-state and worldwide college students.
In case you are fascinated with getting a vaccine at Jackson, you’ll be able to go online to Jackson’s on-line appointment portal at JacksonHealth.org and e book an appointment at one in all its three areas:
Christine E. Lynn Rehabilitation Middle
1611 N.W. 12 Avenue, Miami
Jackson South Medical Middle
9333 S.W. 152 Street, Miami
North Dade Well being Middle
16555 N.W. 25 Street, Opa-Locka
Jackson’s vaccine websites are open seven days every week from 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. College students are accountable for their very own transportation to and from the vaccine websites.
On the day and time of your appointment, college students who’re Florida residents should present their driver’s license, passport or different government-issued photograph ID with birthdate on the time of check-in. Non-Florida residents shall be required to point out a sound pupil ID, together with a driver’s license or passport.
Jackson is completely providing the Pfizer vaccine, which requires two doses administered 21 days aside. College students who obtain their first pictures at Jackson shall be required to return for his or her second dose three weeks later on the identical location.
When you have any questions, please name the FIU Assist Desk at 305-348-5100. You may as well go to SafeAtJackson.org, the place you will discover FAQs and movies that includes Jackson healthcare consultants.
At FIU, we attempt to assist our Panther household keep secure and wholesome. We’re proud to be engaged on this initiative with our companions at Jackson, which has been one of many main suppliers of COVID-19 vaccines in Miami-Dade County, vaccinating greater than 160,000 folks over the past 4 months. I strongly encourage you to make the most of this chance.
Please do not forget that vaccinated or not, we should all proceed to put on face coverings and to watch COVID-19 mitigation pointers as we work to convey extra of the college neighborhood again to our campuses safely.
Mark B. Rosenberg