Vaccines coming to Ocala Walmart, Sam’s Club and Winn-Dixie

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Posted February 9, 2021 | By Brendan Farrell, Ocala Gazette 

A nurse draws a COVID-19 vaccine into a syringe in this December file photo. The state announced some Walmart, Sam’s Club and Winn-Dixie locations would join Publix in offering vaccinations, including several locations in Marion County. [Bruce Ackerman/Ocala Gazette]

Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday afternoon that certain Walmart, Sam’s Club and Winn-Dixie stores, including some in Marion County, would start vaccinating residents on Friday as part of the Federal Retail Pharmacy Program.

In Marion County, the following locations will offer vaccinations:

  • Walmart – 2600 SW 19TH Ave. Rd
  • Sam’s Club – 3921 SW State Road 200
  • Walmart – 9570 SW State Road 200
  • Winn-Dixie – 15912 E. State Road 40

Appointments can be made by visiting Walmart’s website at, Sam’s Club at, or Winn-Dixie at

Those locations join the 12 Marion County Publix locations already offering vaccinations:

  • 10135 SE U.S. Highway 441, Belleview
  • 11352 N. Williams St., Suite 400, Dunnellon
  • 3450 E. Silver Springs Blvd., Ocala
  • 404 Pearl Britain Plaza 2647 NE 35th St., Ocala
  • 419 Churchill Square 303 SE 17th St., Ocala
  • 7578 SE Maricamp Road, Suite 100, Ocala
  • 5400 SW College Road, Suite 200, Ocala
  • 8075 SW Highway 200, Unit 111, Ocala
  • 3035 SE Maricamp Road, Ocala
  • 2765 NW 49th Ave., Suite 301, Ocala
  • 2575 SW 42nd St., Suite 100, Ocala
  • 8780 SE 165th Mulberry Lane, The Villages

To register with Publix, visit

DeSantis said statewide, 119 Walmart and Sam’s Club stores in 34 counties will begin giving the vaccine on Friday. He said that covers 30% of the superstore’s footprint in the state including both Walmart and Sam’s Club locations. The chain will get 25,000 vaccine doses to start.

A total of 43 Winn-Dixie locations across the state will also offer the vaccines. With the new additions, a total of 490 pharmacies in 52 counties across the state will start to offer vaccines. Right now, the state is focused on offering vaccines to those 65 and older. 


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