We are working closely with our local partners at the Putnam County Emergency Management Office and Florida Health Department and monitoring updates from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Florida Department of Health as it relates to the Coronavirus (COVID-19).


Covid Call Center Established

There are many questions and concerns regarding COVID-19; here are some of the facts. If you have additional questions, Putnam County in conjunction with the Putnam County Health Department has created a COVID-19 call center for the community to address frequently asked questions as well as questions about testing and any concerns with COVID-19.

COVID-19 Call Center Line

Call Center Hours: Monday – Sunday: 8 a.m – 6 p.m.

Update on COVID-19 Booster Shots

The Florida Department of Health in Putnam County (DOH-Putnam) is offering free Testing and COVID-19 vaccinations.

Free Testing Location and Times:

Putnam County Testing Kiosk

1101 Husson Avenue, Palatka

Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday 9 am - 5 pm  for appointment scheduling or call 888-702-9042

Hours may very during Holiday Season


Vaccination Site and Times:

Putnam County Health Department

2801 Kennedy Street, Palatka

Monday- Friday, 9 am – 3 pm

DOH-Putnam will be closed Thursday & Friday, December 23 & 24 and Thursday & Friday, December 30 & 31

Influenza vaccinations are also available upon request

no appointment needed

Boosters for all vaccines are now available including the

Pfizer booster is available for those 16+

Moderna Vaccine is available for those 18+

Johnson & Johnson available for those 18+

Pfizer Vaccine for those 5+

For residents who are under 18 years old, DOH-Putnam is offering only the Pfizer vaccine. For residents 16+ the Pfizer booster is now available, all individuals under 18, a parent/guardian must be present at the time of vaccination and sign the COVID-19 consent form.    To expedite visits, participants should download and fill out the appropriate consent form and bring it with them to this event. For those who are unable to download this form and print it out, forms will be available at the event. Read and review the appropriate Fact Sheet and Notice of Privacy Practices.

For more information, visit the

 The Florida Department of Health in Putnam County (DOH-Putnam) is offering free COVID-19 testing and vaccinations.

For further COVID-19 Information please refer to

Sign Up to Receive COVID-19 Alerts

For more Information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the following sites:

Florida Department of Health
Call Center: 1-866-779-6121
Website: [email protected]

Centers for Disease Control (CDC)

U.S. Department of State (for Travel Advisories)

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