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COVID-19 vaccine

All Florida residents 6 months old and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. All COVID-19 vaccines are free to Floridians. Members 6 months and older can qualify to earn rewards for getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

Older African-American woman receives a vaccine from a healthcare professional.

Florida Medicaid coverage extension

The Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) is extending all Florida Medicaid recipients’ Medicaid coverage until the end of the current state of emergency related to COVID-19. The state of emergency went into effect on March 9, 2020. You will get a letter before your Medicaid coverage will end. You do not need to do anything to keep your Medicaid, and your benefits will remain the same. For more information, AHCA provides the following answers to frequently asked questions, PDF.

Coverage for at-home COVID-19 test kits

In certain situations, your coverage includes costs associated with buying at-home COVID-19 test kits. Coverage is available only:

  • When your doctor determines the at-home test kit is medically necessary and gives you a prescription for it
  • For certain eligible at-home tests kits, available in package sizes of 1 or 2 test kits
  • For up to 4 test kits per month

Refer to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for a list of eligible at-home test kits

Eligible test kits are listed with “home” as an authorized setting.

COVID-19 vaccine options

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted full use authorization for the following COVID-19 vaccines:

  • The Pfizer-BioNTech (Comirnaty) COVID-19 vaccine, for people 16 years of age and older (two doses, administered 21 days apart, are needed)
  • The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, for people 18 years of age and older (two doses, administered 21 days apart, are needed)

According to the FDA, “the public can be very confident that this vaccine meets the high standards for safety, effectiveness, and manufacturing quality the FDA requires of an approved product.”

The FDA has granted emergency use authorization for the following COVID-19 vaccines1:

  • The Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine, for people between the ages of 6 months and 15 (two doses, administered 21 days apart, are needed for people 5 and older; 3 doses for children younger than 5)
  • The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, for children between 6 months old and 5 (2 doses)
  • The Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, for people 18 years old and older (one dose needed)

Vaccination for children younger than 5

The number of COVID-19 vaccine doses children younger than 5 need depends on the type of vaccine the child receives.

  • Pfizer vaccine: 3-shot regimen, with the first two shots given between 3 and 8 weeks apart and the last shot given at least 2 months later
  • Moderna vaccine: 2-shot regimen given between 4 and 8 weeks apart

According to the FDA, caregivers should feel comfortable getting either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccine for a child.

COVID-19 booster dose

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC),2 getting a COVID-19 vaccine is the best way to help protect you from the virus. The CDC recommends everyone eligible for the booster get it.

The CDC recommends a second booster of either Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 months after the first booster for:

  • Adults ages 50 years and older
  • People who are moderately or severely immunocompromised

Check out this guide from the CDC about COVID-19 vaccine eligibility, when to get the vaccine, and when to get a booster depending on your age, PDF

The COVID-19 vaccine and booster doses are free.

Search for a place near you to get the vaccine or booster

Resources for parents or guardians of children newly eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine

Monoclonal antibody infusion therapy

For our members diagnosed with COVID-19 and at high risk for developing severe COVID-19, your doctor may suggest monoclonal antibody treatment. This type of treatment may help you from getting sicker. Monoclonal antibody infusion therapy (treatment) for COVID-19 also is covered/free.

Our eligible members can earn rewards for getting a COVID-19 vaccine

Humana Healthy Horizons® in Florida members who are 6 months old and older and enroll in Go365 for Humana Healthy Horizons can earn $20 in rewards once a year after submitting proof of getting a COVID-19 vaccine.

To be eligible for this reward, you must:

  • Register an account through Go365 for Humana Healthy Horizons
  • Be completely vaccinated against COVID-19 (number of doses depends on your age)
  • Log in to your Go365 for Humana Healthy Horizons account
  • Upload an image of your completed vaccination card

Get answers to frequently asked questions about this opportunity, PDF

Where to get a COVID-19 vaccine

Eligible people can get the COVID-19 vaccine at:

  • Florida retail pharmacies
    • Use the state Vaccine Locator to find a retail pharmacy near you administering the COVID-19 vaccine
  • Hospitals
  • County Health Departments
    • Look for County Health Department contact information at under “Contact Florida Health, Local Health Offices”

Should you get a COVID-19 vaccine

Getting a COVID-19 vaccine is a personal decision.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)3 said that the COVID-19 vaccine will:

  • Help keep you from getting COVID-19
  • Be a safer way to help build protection
  • Be an important tool to help stop the pandemic

Humana fully supports the vaccine. We:

  • Encourage all eligible people, as medically appropriate, to get the vaccine when available
  • Suggest continuing to take protective and preventive measures to help bring this pandemic to a swifter end

Learn more about preventing the spread of COVID-19


You can get a free ride to and from:

  • Doctor visits
  • The pharmacy
  • Health appointments, such as to get your COVID-19 vaccine

Learn more about available transportation services


Frequently asked questions about COVID-19 vaccination

Ensuring the safety of COVID-19 vaccines in the United States

COVID-19 vaccine information from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Get the latest info on vaccines from Humana


Program Disclaimer

Rewards have no cash value and can only be redeemed in the Go365 Mall. Rewards must be earned and redeemed within the same program year.

In accordance with the federal requirement of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, no amounts on the gift cards shall be used to purchase covered medical supplies or prescription drugs nor are they redeemable for cash.

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