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Virus & Vaccine Information

The Town of Melbourne Beach has partnered with our neighboring beachside municipalities (Indialantic, Indian Harbour Beach, & Satellite Beach) to establish a Beachside COVID-19 Vaccination Task Force. Together, and with assistance from the Florida Department of Health and Brevard County Emergency Management, the Beachside Task Force has established a drive-through vaccination site located in Satellite Beach. At this time the Task Force is administering the Moderna COVID-19 vaccination, FREE of charge, to any Florida resident that is at least 18 years of age. Click the green button to the right to register for an appointment or scroll down for more information.

COVID-19 Virus & Vaccine FAQs

Who is currently eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination in Florida?

  • To effectively prioritize the distribution of the limited supply of available COVID-19 vaccine doses, the State of Florida has developed a COVID-19 vaccination plan.
    • As of April 5th 2021, by executive order, the Governor of the State of Florida has opened up access to all Florida residents that meets the Food and Drug Administration’s criteria for vaccination.

The full document can be found here:

Executive Order 21-79 expanding eligibility can be found here: 

Will the drive-through Vaccine Distribution Point be located in the Town of Melbourne Beach?

  • After careful consideration of potential locations, the Beachside Fire Chiefs Task Force has selected and established a drive-through vaccination site located in the parking lot of  the David R Schechter Community Center in Satellite Beach.
    • Site Address: 1089 South Patrick Drive, Satellite Beach, FL 32937
      • Enter the site from the North entrance on South Patrick


  • At this time there are no plans to establish a separate distribution site in Melbourne Beach.


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Can I just show up to the Vaccination Site or do I need an appointment?

  • Currently vaccines are strictly by appointment only.
    • There is no possibility of you getting a vaccine if you show up without an appointment.
    • Register for an appointment at:

How can I register with the State of Florida to receive the COVID-19 vaccination?

  • The State of Florida has developed a website to allow Florida residents to pre-register for vaccine appointments.  Individuals that have pre-registered through the site will be notified when appointments are available in their area.

To pre-register or for more information, visit, call 866-201-5420, or TTY (TeleTYpewriter) 833-476-1525.

Are there any additional ways to register to get the vaccine?

  • Floridians now have access to additional COVID-19 vaccines at select Publix, Walmart, Sam’s Club, and Winn Dixie pharmacy locations across the State of Florida.  Registration for these vaccines takes place through the retail pharmacy websites below:


How can I report side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine?

  • The CDC has developed “V-Safe”, a smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccine.  Through V-Safe, you can quickly tell CDC if you have any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine.  Depending on your answers, someone from CDC may call to check on you and get more information.

For more information visit

Maps & Documents

Moderna – What to Expect, Fact Sheet, Privacy Practices

Covid-19 Vaccine Screening & Consent Form (Moderna)

Covid-19 Vaccine Screening & Consent Form (Moderna)

Covid-19 Vaccine Screening & Consent Form (Moderna)