February 19, 2021

Rep. Lawson Announces New Federal COVID-19 Vaccination Site at Gateway Town Center in Jacksonville

WASHINGTON, DC – U.S. Rep. Al Lawson (FL-05), today, announced the opening of a new federal COVID-19 community vaccination site at the Gateway Town Center in Jacksonville. The site will open March 1 as a partnership between FEMA and the Biden Administration. It will have the capacity to vaccinate up to 3,000 individuals per day.

“I am pleased that President Biden, and his team, has responded to my request to expand vaccinations in hard hit communities that need it most,” said Rep. Lawson. “It is critical that everyone in our community has access to life saving vaccines.   

"I applaud the work of the President and FEMA to increase the availability of the COVID-19 vaccine. This is a big step forward and helping residents return to sense of normalcy,” Lawson added.