Important Update Regarding the COVID-19 Vaccine
Tampa Family Health Centers is hosting the upcoming COVID-19 Vaccine Sites - please note that hours may vary based on availability:
Second Dose: If you received a first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine at a TFHC location, please return to the same location for the second dose on the date listed on the back of the COVID-19 Vaccination Record Card.
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine: Out of an abundance of caution, Tampa Family Health Centers has temporarily paused administration of the Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) COVID-19 vaccine based on CDC and FDA recommendations.
COVID-19 vaccine safety is a top priority for both the federal government and TFHC. People who have received the J&J vaccine who develop severe headache, abdominal pain, leg pain, or shortness of breath within three (3) weeks after vaccination should seek medical attention. Individuals are also encouraged to contact their primary healthcare provider with any additional concerns.
At this time, TFHC is offering the COVID-19 vaccine at the following TFHC locations by appointment only:
Vaccine distribution will be available 8:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Walk-ins are accepted based on availability at the following TFHC locations:
Walk-ins are accepted Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 3:30 PM.
The following individuals are eligible for the vaccine, as outlined in the Executive Order issued by Governor Ron DeSantis: Persons 18 years of age and older.
Frequently Asked Questions
- All scheduled TFHC vaccine events will require an appointment. Please call (813) 397-5300 to schedule an appointment before visiting any scheduled TFHC event. TFHC will continue to offer walk-in vaccine visits that do not require an appointment at TFHC - Sheldon, TFHC - Causeway, and TFHC - North Nebraska.
- Please note that hours may vary based on availability.
- Please bring identification and wear a mask or face covering.
- At this time, TFHC is administering the Moderna vaccine, unless otherwise specified.
For specific questions and/or more information, please email TFHCMarketing@HCNetwork.org to be connected to a TFHC team member who can best assist you! Please continue to follow TFHC on social media for additional updates.
We are proud to be your family’s medical home, and we are committed to ensuring quality, caring, and accessible health care for our community. Thank you for your understanding, and for being part of our Tampa Family!
COVID-19 Testing at Tampa Family Health Centers
At this time, rapid testing for COVID-19 is available for all individuals at all 14 TFHC locations. Please click here for a complete list of TFHC locations.
Tampa Family Health Centers' Response to COVID-19
All 14 Tampa Family Health Centers locations are open and operating under normal business hours Monday - Friday, including weekend hours available at select TFHC locations. Tampa Family Health Centers is not charging patients for COVID-19 testing during the declared public health emergency. For more information, please call TFHC at (813) 397-5300.
Tampa Family Health Centers and City of Tampa Launch Weekly Webinars.
In partnership with Tampa Family Health Centers, the City of Tampa has launched an informational COVID-19 webinar series to provide all residents a direct line of communication to healthcare experts in our community. This free webinar serves to keep residents informed on COVID-19 and its effects on our community.
Tampa Family Health Centers Receives Over $4 Million Dollars Towards COVID-19 Relief Efforts.
The funds received through the CARES Act will enable TFHC to expand health care services, purchase necessary equipment, like PPE for our healthcare providers serving on the front lines of this crisis, and expand our staffing levels to meet the needs of our community during this unprecedented time.
Tampa Family Health Centers Remains Open During Pandemic.
As the largest federally qualified health center in the state of Florida, Tampa Family Health Centers provides the highest quality, accessible health care to a culturally diverse community. As a community health center, TFHC is committed to serving all patients who walk through our doors, regardless of their ability to pay for services, and we will continue to do so as the universal need for health care becomes greater than ever.
We're In This Together.
Throughout Tampa Family Health Centers, employees are working daily to provide the highest quality care in our Hillsborough Community. Thank you for your patience and understanding during these changing times. We want to applaud our healthcare providers and Tampa Family Team for their strength, sacrifice and bravery - these are difficult and uncertain times, but we are confident that as an organization and community, we will get through this together and continue to serve our mission.
Since 1984, Tampa Family Health Centers has been committed to providing quality, caring, and accessible health care to a culturally diverse community. With fourteen certified and accredited health centers and three mobile units operating throughout Hillsborough County, TFHC has provided the Tampa Bay area with more than healthcare for over thirty-five years. With your support, TFHC will continue to adapt and evolve to meet the needs of a diverse community. Your donation will empower TFHC to continue to care for patients of all ages, regardless of income, insurance or immigration status.
Testing for COVID-19 at TFHC
Testing for COVID-19 is available for established TFHC patients by appointment only. For more information, please call TFHC at (813) 397-5300.
Stay Home. Stay Safe. Stay Connected - with TFHC Telehealth! Schedule Medical, Dental AND Behavioral Health visits and meet face-to-face with a provider - using a secure, online platform. Call TFHC at (813) 397-5300 to schedule a Telehealth appointment today!
Your child's health is essential. With the safety of your whole family in mind, TFHC Pediatrics has designated a Center and appointment times just for #Pediatric Well Visits and Immunizations! Stay safe and stay on schedule. Call (813) 397-5300 to make an appointment today!