Like all communities, Tallahassee and the Big Bend have suffered the disruptive effects of COVID-19, which has killed hundreds of our friends and neighbors, closed thriving local businesses, cost many their jobs, and forced us all to adapt.
But from the beginning, this region has pulled together to combine resources, share information, and attack COVID-19 with a united front.
Now we face new opportunities and fresh challenges. New vaccines have been approved, but faster-spreading variants of the original virus have emerged. It’s critical that we pull together again, for all our sakes.
Here's What You Need to Know
The latest information about vaccines from trusted health experts: Which individuals can get the vaccines and when. Three ways to access the vaccine in Tallahassee and the Big Bend. What to expect. How to stop the spread even after being vaccinated.
COVID-19 Vaccine Update
Vaccine and Testing Site Locator Map
Stay Healthy and Stop
Why, how, and where to wear masks and wash hands. Sanitizing your environment. How long to quarantine after exposure. How to boost your immune system. Other steps we all can take to stop the spread.
Take Action to Stay Prepared
Travel Restrictions and Guidance
Boosting Your Immune System
Across The Big Bend
Safe & Healthy Big Bend | Vaccines
Safe & Healthy Big Bend | Testing & Isolation
Safe & Healthy Big Bend | Business
These organizations are working together to keep Big Bend residents safe and healthy as the COVID-19 pandemic unfolds. By supporting this initiative, sponsors and expert partners play an important role in providing consistent, accurate, up-to-date information on how to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in this uncertain time.
ABOUT SAFE & HEALTHY
Safe & Healthy Big Bend News Conference
Safe & Healthy is a collaborative community initiative sponsored by the Leon County Board of County Commissioners, the Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners, the City of Tallahassee, Leon County Schools, Capital Health Plan, Prime Meridian Bank, and Envision Credit Union. It is supported by Sachs Media, Florida Department of Health - Leon, The Florida State University, Florida A&M University, Tallahassee Community College, the Greater Tallahassee Chamber of Commerce, The Capital City Chamber of Commerce, the Big Bend Minority Chamber of Commerce, the Leon County Sheriff’s Department, the Tallahassee Police Department, Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare, and Capital Regional Medical Center.