Places outside South Florida are getting hit harder this winter.
Both Pinellas and Hillsborough were taking appointments by phone earlier in the day.
The Pinellas County health department was expected to open registration slots at noon Monday, with vaccinations beginning Tuesday.
Jammed phone lines were reported in Hillsborough as well as Pinellas County, which also opened up its vaccine registration to the public Monday.
The state has seen an increase of coronavirus cases, deaths and hospitalizations in the winter.
Tampa Bay residents took to bars and clubs on the holiday, throwing aside coronavirus precautions.
The state recorded its highest single-day increase in coronavirus infections on the last day of 2020.
Florida counties are developing their own coronavirus vaccine roll-out plans.
The new stimulus package’s end-of-year timing also has tax implications for charitable donors.
The state also recorded 105 coronavirus deaths.