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Are you 16 or 17? Use this Florida form to get a coronavirus vaccine.

Only the vaccine produced by Pfizer-BioNTech is available to people under 18.
Allison Oler, 17, receives her Pfizer vaccination March 24 in Sandy, Utah. All adults in Utah aged 16 and older became eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday.
Allison Oler, 17, receives her Pfizer vaccination March 24 in Sandy, Utah. All adults in Utah aged 16 and older became eligible to receive COVID-19 vaccinations Wednesday. [ RICK BOWMER | AP ]
Published Apr. 5
Updated Apr. 5

If you’re 16 or 17 and looking for a coronavirus vaccine, one of the three approved for use in the United States is available to you. But in Florida, you must bring a parent or guardian with you to get a shot, as well as this consent form.

Only the vaccine produced by Pfizer-BioNTech is available to people under 18.

Other COVID-19 vaccines by Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are not approved for anyone under 18, so it’s important for people who are 16 and 17 to sign up for shots at sites that are offering the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine.

Check the Tampa Bay Times’ vaccine guide to find information on distribution sites across the region. And if you have questions about the shots themselves, visit the Times’ vaccine Q&A.

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