COVID-19 Community Report May 26, 2021

May 27, 2021, 08:43 AM by Emergency Management
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EOC Activation Day 446

Safer Travel Tips for Families with Unvaccinated Children

If you are traveling with children who cannot get vaccinated at this time, follow recommendations for unvaccinated people and choose the safer travel options described below:

CDC recommends delaying travel until you are able to get fully vaccinated

Check CDC’s Domestic Travel or International Travel pages for the latest recommendations for vaccinated and unvaccinated travelers

After travel, self-monitor for COVID-19 symptoms; isolate and get tested if you develop symptoms

Florida COVID -19 Vaccine Priorities

(Revised 3/26, effective 4/5 per Executive Order 21-79)

Persons over 18 years of age

* All vaccines are approved for this age group

Persons 16 –17 years of age

* Requires parental or legal guardian consent

* Pfizer is the only FDA vaccine approved for this age group

Vaccine Operation Highlights

Florida Department of Health -Brevard, and the partners they support, have provided 112,859 vaccines since January 4, 2021

Per the Florida Department of Health, the total number of residents vaccinated in Brevard County is 271,957

  • 46,307 have received at least one dose
    • 50% of those 12plus
    • 67% of those 50 plus
    • 77% of those 65 plus
  • 225,650 have completed the full series

BCFR’s vaccine outreach program Operation Homebound continues to operate with 2 dedicated crews to the mission

Total vaccinated (as of 5/25): 1,044

  • 1st dose: 640
  • 2nd dose: 404

The wait list has been cleared

Emergency Management, in collaboration with Parks and Recreation, Florida Division of Emergency Management and community partners are bringing the Mobile Vaccine Van to Brevard County

  • Vaccines distributed between May 12 to May 19:
    • Cocoa Library: 30
    • Melbourne Library: 19
    • Port St. John: 15
    • Tony Rosa Community Center: 12
  • Total shots for entire May outreach operation: 135

Emergency Management, in collaboration with Parks and Recreation, Florida Division of Emergency Management and community partners are bringing the Mobile Vaccine Van to Brevard County

DOH has partnered with Library Services, Emergency Management and Health Heroes to conduct a Pfizer vaccine operation with an emphasis on increasing vaccine availability for children 12-17 but is open to anyone 12 plus

COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Van Locations

Dates subject to change based on availability

  • 5/21 Merritt Island Library, 1195 N. Courtenay Pkwy., 10AM - 2PM
  • 5/24 Cuyler Community Center, 2329 Harry T Moore, 10AM - 2PM
  • 5/25 South Mainland Library, 7921 Ron Beatty Blvd., Micco 10AM - 6PM
  • 5/25 Port St. John Community Center, 6650 Corto Rd., Port St. John 10AM - 6PM
  • 5/25 McLarty Park Community Center, 790 Barton Blvd., Rockledge 10AM - 6PM
  • 5/26 Leonardo DRS Technologies, 100 North Babcock St., Melbourne, 10AM - 6PM
  • 5/28 Carver Park, 1092 Swan St., Melbourne, 10AM - 6PM
  • 5/28 Thrifty Specialty Produce and Meats, 2135 Palm Bay Rd. N.E. #1, Palm Bay, 10AM - 6PM
  • 5/29 Scottsmoor Community Association, 3724 Magoon Ave., Scottsmoor, 10AM - 6PM
  • 6/4 Eau Gallie Library, 1521 Pineapple Ave., Melbourne, 10AM - 5PM

June COVID-19 Vaccination Events 10AM - 2PM

Pfizer Vaccine Ages 12+

  • 6/7 DeGroot Library, 6475 Minton Road SE, 2nd Dose 6/28
  • 6/8 Titusville Library, 2121 S. Hopkins Ave., 2nd Dose 6/29
  • 6/9 Cocoa Library, 309 Forrest Ave., 2nd Dose 6/30
  • 6/10 Satellite Beach Library, 751 Jamaica Blvd., 2nd Dose 7/1
  • 6/11 Melbourne Library, 540 E. Fee Ave., 2nd Dose 7/2
  • 6/15 Cocoa Beach Library, 550 N. Brevard Ave., 2nd Dose 7/6
  • 6/16 Palm Bay Library, 1520 Port Malabar Blvd., NE, 2nd Dose 7/7
  • 6/17 West Melbourne Library, 2755 Wingate Blvd., 2nd Dose 7/8
  • 6/18 Merritt Island Library, 1195 N. Courtenay Pkwy., 2nd Dose 7/9
  • 6/19 Port St. John Library, 6500 Carole Ave., 2nd Dose 7/10

Brevard County and Municipal COVID-19 Vaccine Locations


Appointments are no longer required at the DOH in Viera.

Hours of Operation:

  • 8:15 AM to 11:15 AM
  • 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

Individuals will now be required to verbally confirm, if they are a Florida resident or if they are in the state for the purpose of providing goods and services in Florida

Persons receiving a vaccine are required to bring:

COVID-19 Vaccine Screening and Consent Form


CVS COVID-19 Vaccination Information and Appointments

Health First

Health First COVID-19 Vaccination Information and Appointments

Omni Healthcare

Omni COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Appointments

Email with your name and phone.

Scheduling line: (321) 802-5515.


Parrish Healthcare COVID 19 Vaccination Information and Appointments

Scheduling line: 321-268-6311


Publix COVID-19 vaccine Information and Appointments

Sam’s Club

Sam’s Club COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Appointments


Walgreens Vaccination Information and Appointments


Walmart COVID-19 Vaccination Information and Appointments


Winn-Dixie COVID-19 Vaccine Information and Appointments

Appointments are required for all locations

Community Partner Operations as of 5/21/21

BPS Feeding Program7.8 Million Meals Distributed (9/16/20 - 5/21/21)
Food Banks17.5 Million Meals Distributed (3/12/20 - 5/21/21)
Meals on Wheel program8,687 Meals Distributed (as of 5/17/21 - 5/21/21)

For information on food pantry locations and how to access additional help, utilize the United Way of Brevard’s COVID-19 Community Resource guide.

Brevard County Public Schools continue to offer meals for all children up to 18 years old at various food distribution sites.

The Brevard County Parks and Recreation Department will participate in the Summer Break Spot Program beginning Monday, June 7, and running through Friday, August 6, 2021. Any child age 18 or younger can receive a meal.

  • Meals will be served on a first-come, first-serve basis; child must be present to receive food. Children may consume the meal at the site or take it with them. At lunchtime, on Fridays, children can receive a shelf stable weekend meal to take home, along with their lunch meal.
  • 12 Brevard Community Centers will be participating

EOC Partner Status

2-1-1Cumulative COVID-19 Calls to date : 68,039
Patrick Air Force BasePatrick Air Force Base COVID-19 Updates
Brevard Public Schools

Brevard Public Schools Covid-19 Dashboard is now available, providing information on the schools with COVID-19 positive cases, as well as quarantine statistics for individual schools. The site is updated every Tuesday and Friday

Brevard Public Schools COVID 19 (Coronavirus) Updates.

Space Coast Area Transit

Call 321-633-1878 for more information or visit Space Coast Area Transit

Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral COVID-19 Information


Face coverings are required in places open to the public

City of Cocoa COVID-19 Information

Cocoa Beach

COVID -19 vaccines are available. Register at Cocoa Beach online vaccine appointments

Call 321-868-3225 If you need assistance booking your appointments

Grant - Valkaria

Grant Valkaria COVID-19 Information


Town of Indialantic COVID-19 Information

Indian Harbour Beach

Indian Harbour Beach COVID-19 Information


Malabar COVID-19 Information or call 321-727-7764.


City of Melbourne COVID-19 Information

Melbourne BeachMelbourne Beach COVID-19 Information
Melbourne Village

E-mail Melbourne Village, call (321) 723-8300 or visit Melbourne Village website.

Palm Bay

Palm Bay COVID-19 information.

Palm Shores

Palm Shores COVID-19 Information


Rockledge COVID-19 Information

Satellite Beach

Satellite Beach COVID-19 Information


Titusville COVID-19 information

West Melbourne

West Melbourne COVID-19 information

Brevard County Updates

Brevard County Government has a limited amount of funds to assist families who have lost a loved one due to Coronavirus.

The application for the program is available at the Community Action Agency (Dr. Joe Lee Smith Community Center, 415 Stone Street, Cocoa, FL 32922), or via Brevard County’s Housing and Human Services website

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Cause of death on the death certificate must be directly or indirectly related to Coronavirus (COVID-19)
  • Example of indirect –heart attack (main) exacerbated by coronavirus
  • Brevard resident
  • Household income must be below 150% of poverty ($39,300 for a family of 4)

The Emergency Rental Assistance Program provides financial assistance and housing stability services for those impacted by COVID-19

Eligibility requirements include:

  • Applicant is a resident of Brevard County.
  • Applicant is at or below 80% of Area Median Income.
  • The applicant must sign all required documents or their application will be rejected/denied.
  • Documentation of all income from the entire Household as reported on the Household Income Section of the application (include 2 months of bank statements, pay stubs, etc., or a 2020 tax return (IRS Form 1040)).
  • All members of a household must be accounted for in the application.
  • For applications filled out by hand, please make sure that the writing is clear and legible.

Program statistics as of 5/21/21:

848 applications received since 2/12/21

  • 601 (71%) from municipalities
  • 245 (29%) from County (unincorporated)

State and National Updates

No later than Friday, May 28, all state COVID-19 testing sites will transition to local providers, such as primary care offices,retail, and pharmacies

Florida Division of Emergency Management can provide a full list of COVID-19 testing sites near your location

The State is hosting several mobile, one-day vaccination clinics in partnership with local community organizations to increase vaccine access to all Floridians

The CDC issued guidance for fully vaccinated individuals within the United States. Per the guidance, they can now can resume activities that were done prior to the pandemic without wearing a mask or social distancing

Exception include:

  • Where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws
  • Rules, and regulations, including local business
  • Workplace guidance

The CDC states COVID-19 cases have declined to their lowest levels in nearly a year and are continuing to decrease in most of the country. The 7-day average of daily new cases is 22,139, a 23% decrease from the previous 7-day average of 28,751

Per the CDC, as of May 26, more than 289 million doses of vaccine shave been administered in the United States and 49.7 % of the entire United States population over the age of 12 has had at least one dose of a COVID vaccine

Contact Information

Brevard County

Brevard County Emergency Management is also providing updates via the following social media accounts:

Text Message Updates: Text BrevardEOC to 888-777

State / National