Monoclonal Antibody Therapy
Learn more about monoclonal antibody treatments (MAB) and availability at the Florida Department of Health MAB web page.
COVID-19 PCR Tests Kiosk
Mid-County Regional Library Parking Lot, 2050 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952
Mon - Thurs: 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. and Fri - Sat: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Both walk-up service and appointments available. Find all the info and book appointments online: curative.com
The Healthy Together App can help view test results, assess symptoms, and learn what to do after being tested for COVID-19. Search in app stores for “Healthy Together.”
COVID-19 Vaccination Options
- Full list at Florida Dept. of Health in Charlotte County
- Publix - walk in or register online for appointments (select stores).
- Winn-Dixie - walk in or register online for appointments (select stores).
- Statewide Vaccine Locator: floridahealthcovid19.gov/vaccines/vaccine-locator
- Bring a Vaccine Clinic to your community, business, or organization: Schedule a clinic
Find the Latest Information About Vaccines
- Florida Dept. of Health in Charlotte County vaccine information
- Vaccines in Florida | Latest Florida vaccine report | COVID-19 Vaccination Plan
- General vaccine information from the CDC | CDC Vaccine FAQ
- U.S. Department of Health & Human Services COVID-19 Information
Who is able to get the vaccines?
Per Governor Ron DeSantis' Executive Order 21-79, (which expands on prior Exec. Orders 20-315, 21-46, 21-47, 20-62 and 21-67) effective Monday, April 5, 2021 all Florida residents shall be eligible to receive any COVID-19 vaccine as prescribed by the Food and Drug Administration.
Which vaccines are available?
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration issued Emergency Use Authorization for these COVID-19 vaccines.
Who pays for the vaccine?
Vaccine doses purchased with U.S. taxpayer dollars will be given to the American people at no cost. However, vaccination providers will be able to charge an administration fee for giving the shot to someone.
How do the vaccines work?
COVID-19 vaccines help your develop immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19 without having to get the illness. Read more about how they work and the different types of vaccines.
How did vaccines get developed and approved so quickly? Was the process rushed? Are vaccines Safe?
Producing vaccines is the top priority of scientists and governments around the world to help bring an end to the pandemic. Read about the process, trials, and authorization and find more at the U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Services webpage.
Will the vaccine be safe for pregnant women and women trying to conceive?
There is limited data regarding pregnant women, women trying to conceive, breastfeeding and the COVID-19 vaccines -- find more information at the CDC website.
How long do the vaccines protect against infection?
Researchers are still learning about how long a vaccine will provide protection against the virus. Find the latest information on the Vaccines Work page.
Will masks still be required if you receive the vaccine?
Yes. It is important for everyone to continue using all the tools available to us to help stop this pandemic, like covering your mouth and nose with a mask, washing hands often, and staying at least 6 feet away from others. Together, COVID-19 vaccination and following CDC’s recommendations will offer the best protection from getting and spreading COVID-19.
Find more FAQs about COVID-19 vaccines on the CDC website.