Vaccine hesitant? We want to hear from you.

·1 min read

In the last seven months, more than 19 million doses of coronavirus vaccines have been administered to Florida residents 12 and older.

That means about 55 percent of Floridians have received at least their first dose while 45 percent have received two as of June 10. (Moderna and Pfizer require two doses, while Johnson & Johnson requires one.)

Now that vaccines are available at most pharmacies, community pop-ups and other sources, we wonder: Why aren’t more Floridians getting vaccinated?

A recent federal survey found that 12 percent of residents described themselves as “hesitant” about receiving the vaccine, while 8 percent said they were “unsure” of the reason they haven’t gotten vaccinated yet.

If you’re in those groups, the Tampa Bay Times wants to hear from you.

Please fill out the form below. If you are interested in speaking with a Times reporter, remember to include your contact information. Your responses, in the form of an interview, may be published at a later date.

• • •

Tampa Bay Times coronavirus coverage

CORONAVIRUS IN FLORIDA: Find the latest numbers for your county, city or zip code.

NEED A VACCINE? Here's how to find one in the Tampa Bay area and Florida.

VACCINES Q&A: Have coronavirus vaccine questions? We have answers, Florida.

GET THE DAYSTARTER MORNING UPDATE: Sign up to receive the most up-to-date information.

A TRIBUTE TO FLORIDIANS TAKEN BY THE CORONAVIRUS: They were parents and retirees, police officer and doctors, imperfect but loved deeply.

HAVE A TIP?: Send us confidential news tips

We’re working hard to bring you the latest news on the coronavirus in Florida. This effort takes a lot of resources to gather and update. If you haven’t already subscribed, please consider buying a print or digital subscription.

Our goal is to create a safe and engaging place for users to connect over interests and passions. In order to improve our community experience, we are temporarily suspending article commenting