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COVID-19 vaccine

All Florida residents 5 years of age and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine in Florida. All COVID-19 vaccines are free to Floridians.

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

What we know about the COVID-19 vaccine

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)

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 5 and 15 (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)
  • The Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) vaccine, for people 18 years old and older (one dose needed)

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, but “protection against the virus may decrease over time.”

COVID-19 vaccine booster shots are available to:

  • Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine recipients who completed the initial series of vaccines (2 doses) at least 6 months ago and are:
    • 65 years and older, or
    • 18 and older who live in long-term care settings, have underlying medical conditions, and/or who work or live in high-risk settings

The COVID-19 vaccine and booster doses are free.

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

Learn more about COVID-19 booster doses

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 5 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
  • Get a COVID-19 vaccine
    • If getting the Moderna vaccine, you must get both doses
    • If getting the Pfizer vaccine, you must get both doses
    • If getting the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, you must get one dose
  • 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 FloridaHealth.gov 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

Transportation

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

Resources

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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