COVID-19: Planning Your Best Defense

As COVID-19 vaccine distribution becomes increasingly available across the state of Florida, the Florida Department of Elder Affairs is issuing the following guidance for vaccinating people with Alzheimer’s and other dementias:

Source: Florida Department of Elder Affairs.
Source: Florida Department of Elder Affairs.

Remember, no single tool is going to stop the pandemic. Your best defense will include a combination of:

  • Getting a COVID-19 vaccine,
  • Wearing a mask,
  • Staying at least 6 feet away from others, and
  • Washing your hands often.

For up-to-date vaccine info, text FLCOVID19 to 888777. Learn more about the COVID-19 vaccination here, and find out where to get a vaccine in your area using this vaccine locator.

Additional information about the COVID-19 vaccine for those facing Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias can be found at

Published by Alzheimer's Association, Florida

The Alzheimer’s Association is a worldwide voluntary health organization dedicated to Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our three Florida chapters serve all 67 counties with education and support in addition to raising funds for research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia.

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