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Bartow mass vaccination site opens Wednesday

March 16, 2021–7:07 p.m.


A mass vaccination site in Bartow County opens today.

Eligible residents can get the COVID-19 vaccine at the LakePoint Sports complex, and you can pre-register by going to

Those eligible for the vaccine include anyone over 55 and those with certain underlying health conditions.

Those medical conditions include:

Asthma (moderate to severe)



Liver disease

Cerebrovascular disease

Neurologic conditions

Chronic kidney disease

Overweight and obesity

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease


Cystic Fibrosis

Pulmonary fibrosis


Sickle Cell Disease

Hypertension or high blood pressure

Thalassemia (blood disorder)

Individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities are already eligible for vaccination.

This expansion now includes disabilities caused by an injury (e.g., traumatic brain injury or spinal cord injury), a disability due to a longstanding condition that could cause vision loss, nerve damage or loss of a limb, or a disability due to illness such as ALS or multiple sclerosis.