Project IMPAACCT COVID-19 Resources
Testing is available free of charge, with an appointment, from the Alachua County Department of Health at the following locations:
How to make an appointment
|City of Alachua Clinic
15530 NW US Hwy 441, Alachua, FL 32615
8:45 am- 3:30 pm
100 SE 10th Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601
5:00 pm-7:30 pm
|Main Eastside Clinic
224 SE 24th ST, Gainesville, FL 32641
|Monday – Friday
816 SW 64th Terrace, Gainesville, FL 32607
|Mondays & Fridays
8:45 am-3:30 pm
Drive-Thru testing is available free of charge and without an appointment from the Marion County Department of Health on Wednesdays from 8 am- 12 pm at Southeastern Livestock Pavilion (2232 NE Jacksonville Road, Ocala)
Please do not eat, drink or smoke before testing. Vehicles may line up starting at 7:30 a.m. Testing will run through noon or until the day’s available samples are all used, whichever comes first. Bring a valid photo ID. Minors under age 18 will only be tested if they are accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Be prepared for to stay in your vehicle while waiting for testing; restroom facilities will not be available. Only people who are being tested should be in the vehicle, with the exception of parents, guardians or caregivers. No pets are permitted in the vehicle.
Testing is also available with insurance or with an out of pocket payment at all UF Health Carespot locations: 8am – 8pm, 7 days a week.
Learning about the vaccine:
A video of an open panel discussion of Addressing the Challenges of COVID-19 in Black and Latino Communities with Black and Latino scientists who are dedicated to making sure their communities have access to correct and culturally relevant information is available here. In this video they answer questions from the community.
Project IMPAACCT has a brochure about the COVID-19 Vaccines that you can get at the Willie Mae Stokes Community Center, or download a digital copy here: Planning for COVID-19 Vaccine in Alachua County
Making a vaccine appointment:
You can find non-government vaccine locations (ex. CVS, Walmart, Publix, Winn Dixie) near you by using vaccinefinder.org.
Alachua County residents must sign up for the vaccine waitlist here: https://uf.tfaforms.net/f/achd-vaccine-waitlist
There is more information about the eligibility requirements here: http://alachua.floridahealth.gov/programs-and-services/infectious-disease-services/covid-19/index.html
Marion county residents can register at myvaccine.fl.gov.
UF Health is administering vaccines to UF Health patients 65 and older who have accessed their electronic health record, MyUFHealth (also referred to as MyChart), in the past three years. If you are part of this group, be sure to check your email, or log-on to your MyUFHealth account to see if an appointment has been offered to you. More information is available here.
Veterans who receive health care at Malcom Randal VAMC who meet VHA and CDC guidelines for vaccination eligibility register for appointments or learn about ‘no appointment needed events’ at the medical center here.