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DeSantis Lowers Age for Vaccines, People 40+ Become Eligible Monday 3/29

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David Williams receives a COVID-19 vaccine at the Martin Luther King Senior Center, Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, in North Las Vegas. The makers of COVID-19 vaccines are figuring out how to tweak their recipes against worrisome virus mutations — if and when the shots need an update. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Thursday that Florida residents age 40 and up can pre-register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, March 29.

People age 18 and up will be eligible starting Monday, April 5.

The Governor’s office stated that the vaccines are also available at CVS, Walmart, Publix and Walgreen’s locations throughout the state.

Residents are able to register by clicking here.