Pensacola, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis announced two new vaccination sites operated by Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital – one at Pensacola’s Olive Baptist Church, and the other at the Milton Community Center. The Governor was joined at the event by Chief Financial Officer Jimmy Patronis, state Senator Doug Broxson and state Representatives Alex Andrade and Michelle Salzman.

This announcement comes as Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital reported to the state that they have completed vaccinating their frontline health care workers and are ready to expand their efforts into the community.

Ascension Sacred Heart Hospital will administer vaccines at each location for the next two days, with a goal of administering 3,500 vaccinations. These vaccinations are reserved for individuals 65 years of age and older and are available by appointment only. At this time, all appointments have been filled for the next two days.

To schedule an appointment in the future, please visit and click on the ‘schedule now’ link at the top of the page.

At the event, Governor DeSantis recognized the incredible partnership between Sacred Heart, Olive Baptist Church, the Milton Community Center, and Escambia and Santa Rosa counties to make these vaccination clinics a reality.

Governor DeSantis also recognized the importance of these hospital-run vaccination sites as he leads Florida’s efforts to provide the COVID-19 vaccine to all Floridians as quickly as possible.

Governor DeSantis’ press conference can be found HERE.



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