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COVID-19 Positivity Rate in Pasco County is Below Four Percent

By Melissa Watts

June 01, 2021

 

Over 236,000 People Vaccinated in Pasco County

The seven-day COVID-19 positivity rate is at 3.8 percent in Pasco County as of Tuesday, June 1. This is the lowest the rolling positivity rate has been since October 2020. The Florida Department of Health in Pasco County (DOH-Pasco) continues to urge our 65+ residents who are vaccinated to encourage their friends and family to get vaccinated, also. 

As of Saturday, May 29, Pasco County has vaccinated 236,847people: 43,664 people have received their first doses and 193,183 people have completed their second doses. 

COVID-19 vaccine updates for June:

  • DOH-Pasco is no longer providing COVID-19 vaccinations at the Gulf View Square Mall or Saint Leo University.
  • COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at our Dade City clinic located at 13941 15th, Dade City, FL 33525.
  • COVID-19 vaccination appointments are available Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. at our New Port Richey clinic located at 10841 Little Rd., New Port Richey, FL 34654.

To schedule an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination at DOH-Pasco, Individuals can call 727-861-5260 and select Option 1 for Medical Services then Option 2 for Immunizations.

To expedite the registration process at the new vaccination clinic sites, DOH-Pasco asks individuals who make an appointment by phone to complete the Florida Department of Health COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form prior to arriving. Consent forms are available in EnglishSpanish and  Haitian Creole on the DOH-Pasco COVID-19 Vaccination Distribution webpage.

DOH-Pasco is asking people with scheduled appointments to arrive no more than 15 minutes before their scheduled time. It will result in a longer wait for you and others adhering to their times. It is required to have a photo I.D. when checking in for all vaccination appointments.

At this time, DOH-Pasco only has the Moderna vaccine, which means DOH-Pasco is unable to provide vaccine to individuals who are 12-17 years old. However, Pasco County has over 130 locations providing vaccine throughout the county, and many of them offer the Pfizer vaccine. Visit the DOH Vaccine Locator webpage to find COVID-19 vaccination sites by county or city. 

Testing Reminder: DOH-Pasco is no longer providing COVID-19 testing at the Gulf View Square Mall, and testing is NOT offered at Saint Leo University. For additional testing sites in Pasco County, go to bit.ly/PascoCOVIDtest.

For information on DOH-Pasco’s vaccination operations, please visit Pasco.FloridaHealth.gov.

For questions about second dose vaccination, please visit: COVID-19 Vaccine Second Dose and for frequently asked questions, please visit: COVID-19 Vaccination FAQs