The Biden administration is pushing a massive COVID vaccine rollout at pharmacies across the country.
Although widespread across the state, the cases are concentrated in South Florida's Broward, Miami-Dade, and Palm Beach Counties.
The appointments will be by invitation only to those patients that meet the current criteria.
The president signed an executive order to increase purchases from US manufacturers to accelerate the pace of vaccinations.
Thousands of people are expected to get vaccinated every day in each location.
To a devoted Puerto Rican second grade teacher in Florida's hard-hit Orange County, this news comes as no surprise.
States in the South face a number of challenges and bureaucratic systems that are not equipped to schedule the huge number of appointments being sought.