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April 26, 2021

Patti Roberts, PIO
Patricia.Roberts@flhealth.govOffice: 850-401-6353


DeFuniak Springs, Fla. –

This week, Walk ins will be accepted for Covid-19 vaccinations at all 3 locations.  Persons may register for an appointment using the Statewide registrations system at  for appointments at the Coastal Branch clinic in Santa Rosa Beach.  Florida residency is required. On the site, residents can select Walton County and submit their contact information. Individuals will be contacted by phone call, text or email and will be assisted in scheduling an appointment. Persons who do not have internet access may call 866-201-3054 or TYY833-476-1520.  


Appointments in Walton County will be for one of the below days:


  • Wednesday, April 28, 2021 Registration Appointments and Walk in 9:am – 4:30 pm
    DOH-Walton - Coastal Branch Clinic, 361 Green way Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL
  • Thursday, April 29, 2021 Walk in only 9:00 am – 5:30 pm
    DeFuniak Springs – 790 State Rd 83, Walton County Fairgrounds
  • Friday, April 30, 2021 Registration Appointments and Walk in 9:00 am – 2:30 pm DOH-Walton - Coastal Branch Clinic, 361 Green Way Trail, Santa Rosa Beach, FL


All individuals under the age of 18 receiving a vaccine must be accompanied by a guardian and complete the COVID-19 vaccine screening and consent form.

The Moderna and Janssen (Johnson and Johnson) vaccines are authorized for persons age 18 and up. Persons ages 16-17: The Pfizer vaccine is authorized for persons age 16 and up.

To see the latest Executive Order related to vaccine eligibility, click here.

The statewide preregistration system also provides each county with a designated help line number. This help line will connect individuals directly with an operator and answer questions regarding the preregistration system. Walton County’s help line number is 833-540-2079.

Persons may also receive a vaccination at several other Walton County locations. Please check  the state vaccine locator at for your nearest location.


DOH-Walton/Walton Community Health Center conducts free COVID-19 testing in DOH-Walton locations in Santa Rosa Beach and DeFuniak Springs by appointment only. Call 850-401-6453 to schedule a testing appointment only. Antibody tests are not available.


Demographic information on COVID-19 cases due to ongoing epidemiological investigations, are provisional and subject to change: For the week of April 18 through April 24, there were 90 new Walton County cases reported. Walton County total cases (7,702). Municipalities by ZIP code can be found on the dashboard (click on the bottom of the page Cases by ZIP code). Detailed community data excludes outbreaks at Correctional Facilities, Long-Term Care Facilities, and out of state residents tested in Walton County and can be found on the County Line Report on


There have been 87 deaths in Walton County. COVID-19 Hospitalizations in Walton County Hospitals as of today (5) This data may include persons other than Walton County cases.


Included in total cases is 495 current and past outbreaks in Walton County Correctional facilities staff and inmates.


Included in total cases is current and past outbreaks of (275) residents and/or staff that have tested positive for COVID-19 in Long-Term Care Facilities in Walton County. The daily COVID-19 report also includes information from the Agency for Health Care Administration, by county about cases and deaths related to staff or residents in long-term care facilities his report is also available at



To find the most up-to-date information and guidance on COVID-19, please visit the Department of Health’s dedicated COVID-19 website at For any other questions related to COVID-19 in Florida, call (866) 779-6121. The Call Center is available 24 hours per day or email



For information and advisories from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), please visit the CDC COVID-19 website at


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