Community Report 20-106 June 9, 2021 5:50 PM
EOC Activation Day 453
Vaccine Operation Highlights
Florida Department of Health - Brevard, and the partners they support, have provided 114,272 vaccines since January 4, 2021
The Florida Department of Health has made adjustments to the COVID-19 dashboard and switched to
Per the Florida Department of Health, the total number of residents vaccinated in Brevard County is 278,647 (as of 6/3)
52% of those 12 plus
BCFR’s vaccine outreach program Operation:
- Total vaccinated: 1,105
- 1st dose: 655
- 2nd dose: 450
- This operation is complete as of 6/4
- Anyone who still needs a homebound vaccine can utilize the State’s homebound program (HomeboundVaccine@em.myflorida.com)
Emergency Management, in collaboration with Parks and Recreation, Florida Division of Emergency Management and community partners brought the Mobile Vaccine Van to Brevard County
- Total shots for the Mobile Vaccine Van is: 251
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+
DOH is coordinating with the local business community to establish vaccine outreach missions
A current list of locations and operating hours for the month of June is available on their website.
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
MObile Van Outreach Total
|5/21||Walter Butler Community Center||2|
|5/24||Max K. Rodes Community Center||5|
|5/25||McLarty Park Community Center||10|
|5/25||Port St. John Community Center||9|
|5/25||South Mainland Library||31|
|5/26||Leonardo DRS Technologies||139|
|5/28||Thrifty Specialty Produce||20|
|5/29||Scottsmoor Community Association||7|
|Grand Total ||251|
COVID-19 Mobile Vaccine Van Locations
Dates subject to change based on availability
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 required for all locations
Community Partner Operations as of 6/4/21
|BPS Feeding Program||8.31 Million Meals Distributed (9/16/20 - 6/4/21)|
|Food Banks||17.7 Million Meals Distributed (3/12/20 - 5/28/21)|
|Meals on Wheel program||8,687 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
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
All state COVID-19 testing sites have 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
Subscribe to get CDC’s COVID Data Tracker Weekly Review sent to your inbox every Friday
Per the CDC, as of June 9, more than 303 million doses of vaccines have been administered in the United States and 61.2% of the entire United States population over 12 has had at least one dose of a COVID vaccine
CDC recommends pregnant people and those breastfeeding receive the COVID-19 vaccine as they are more likely to get severely ill with COVID-19 compared with non-pregnant people
The current 7-day moving average of daily new cases (14,349) decreased 35.2% compared with the previous 7-day moving average (22,139). Compared with the highest peak on January 9, 2021 (251,374), the current 7-day average decreased 94.3%.
The CDC reports that 140.4 million people have been fully vaccinated as of June 9. This refers to the number of people who have received the second dose in a two-dose COVID-19 vaccine series, or one dose of the single-shot Johnson and Johnson’s Janssen COVID-19 vaccine.
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; except where required by federal, state, local, tribal, or territorial laws, workplace guidance, rules, and regulations
Brevard County Emergency Management is also providing updates via the following social media accounts:
Text Message Updates: Text BrevardEOC to 888-777
State / National