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New website by Leon County aims to recruit volunteers for vaccine rollout

Posted at 1:31 AM, Jan 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-10 11:09:03-05

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — Leon County is stepping in to help the Department of Health take on the task of scheduling vaccine appointments.

Help that will free up Department of Health workers who have been working nonstop since the start of the pandemic.

"It really was a question of, can public health people do things besides man calls," said Mathieu Cavell, Assistant to the County Administrator of Leon County. "Can they be the folks who continue to do contract tracing? Can they be the people that run that clinic?"

Through the Volunteer Leon website, people can sign up to become scheduling volunteers, with 30 already on the job.

If you're interested in volunteering to help schedule appointments, assist with traffic, or other duties, you can fill out a form on Volunteer Leon by clicking here.