COVID-19 Vaccine Information

Coronavirus Vaccine Updates

As new information is presented by the Centers for Diseases Control and Prevention (CDC) Hillsborough Community College continues to monitor these developments and provide our campus community with updates. 

CDC now recommends everyone ages 5 and older get a COVID-19 vaccine to help protect against COVID-19. Children ages 5 and older are able to get an age-appropriate dose of Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine.

Authorized For Pfizer-BioNTech Moderna J&J/Janssen
4 years and under No No No
5-11 years Yes No No
12-17 years Yes No No
18 years and older Yes Yes Yes

 

Who Can Get a Booster Shot

If you received Who should get a booster When to get a booster Which booster can you get
Pfizer-BioNTech Everyone 12 years and older At least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series.

Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most situations.

Teens 12-17 years old may only get a Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine booster.

Moderna Adults 18 years and older At least 5 months after completing your primary COVID-19 vaccination series. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most situations.
Johnson & Johnson's Janssen* Adults 18 years and older At least 2 months after receiving your J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccination. Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna (mRNA COVID-19 vaccines) are preferred in most situations.

Vaccine Locations

The Florida Department of Health updates their list of vaccine locations daily. To view the most current information, please use their Vaccine Locator link. For more information, visit HCFLGov.net/vaccine

Home Vaccination

  • DeliveRxd Pharmacy will vaccinate individuals at home for those who live in Hillsborough and Pinellas at no cost. Those who would like this option do not have to be homebound or bedridden. Those who would like to be vaccinated at home should call 813.932.6266.

  • Homebound individuals can sign up to receive a COVID-19 vaccine at their home by filling out this survey, emailing HomeboundVacation@em.myflorida.com, or by calling 866.779.6121.

Free At-Home COVID-19 Tests

  • Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order 4 free at-home COVID-19 tests. The tests are completely free. Orders will usually ship in 7–12 days.
  • Order your tests now so you have them when you need them.

Order Free At-Home Tests

Testing Locations

Florida is increasing testing capacity for COVID-19. Testing sites sponsored by the state of Florida and other entities are listed below and are free and open to the public.

Find a Testing Location

Hillsborough County Testing Locations

New Progress Park testing site to open December 30, 2021

 

Coronavirus Vaccine Additional Information

  1. How do COVID-19 vaccines work?
  2. COVID-19 Vaccine FAQ
  3. COVID-19 Vaccine Facts
  4. Additional Information for HCC employees
  5. Vaccine Card Request Form