Snell Isle Alerts

COVID VACCINE

For Pinellas residents >65 attempting to get the Covid vaccine, it can be more than frustrating. On January 23rd, 8000 vaccine appointments were made available and, within minutes, the site crashed and all appointments had been booked. With 250K Pinellas residents over age 65, it’s no wonder! Here’s some options for you to consider…

1. Please check with your Primary Care Physician to see if they either HAVE the vaccine or have been told they will be getting it. They may also be of assist to you in getting an appointment through a local hospital.

2. For folks who are willing to drive somewhat of a distance, I offer the first two websites below that you might consider. Nothing is assured, it’s just additional resources that you might try - knowing it involves a drive. As for Publix Pharmacies, it seems the counties that are offering vaccines are the counties with fewer hospitals. We can hope that Pinellas' Publix Pharmacies might be added soon but not likely until vaccine availability is more prevalent. If you are willing to drive, go to this site EARLY, like 6AM, to sign up for an appointment. These appointments book quickly!

3. The next site is our local Bayfront Hospital.

4. The last site is the State’s CDR HealthPro website that booked 10K appointments last week and 8K appointments this morning for Pinellas County.

I hope you will bookmark each of these 3 websites (the bottom 3 below) to check in often to see if they have available vaccines. There could be other websites I am not listing but I’m providing you what I know. Please continue to wear your mask, keep your distance and wash your hands often. Even after you get the vaccine, we’re not out of the woods yet, we’ll still need to keep those masks on when around others.

COVID-19 Vaccine Information, Hillsborough County Updated: 01/20/2021 Hillsborough County is partnering with the State of Florida in operating a drive-thru vaccination site at University Mall, 2200 E. Fowler Ave., Tampa, FL 33612 for seniors age 65 and older and front-line health care workers.

Appointments are mandatory. No walk-ups will be accepted. To request an appointment please call 1-866-200-3896 or TTY 1-833-476-1029.

While Hillsborough County currently does not have access to the number of vaccines being distributed by hospitals and private health care systems, additional vaccination efforts are underway in this community. Qualified individuals under Phase I of the governor of Florida's vaccination distribution plan are also encouraged to check with their health care provider as they may be able to provide a vaccine.

AdventHealth | BayCare | Suncoast Community Health | Tampa General | USF Health

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Publix Vaccine Information https://www.publix.com/covid-vaccine/florida

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https://www.bayfrontstpete.com/covid19vaccine

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https://www.patientportalfl.com/s/

If you’ve not registered on this site, do so now. That will save you time when you are vying for an appointment when more vaccines become available.

Food Truck Wednesday - TODAY 5pm - 8pm

It’s Food Truck Wednesday at Northeast Church on Shore Acres this Wednesday (4/20) from 5 - 8 PM! Take a break from cooking and get some great American food from the Slammer Shop food truck and finish it off with an amazing dessert from the Funnel Vision truck.

We’re also collecting non-perishable food donations for the St. Pete Free Clinic. So please bring a food item to help those in need during this challenging time. Those who make a donation will get a free drink from the truck!

There’s plenty of room in the church parking lot to get your food and maintain social distancing. Stop by 4400 Shore Acres Blvd, 33703 on Wednesday and don’t forget your food donation.

Message from Snell Isle President

With 2 auto thefts on Snell Isle in the last week, you can expect those who commit these crimes to keep returning, hoping to find other opportunities to take what doesn’t belong to them! Please remind your family members to lock up, take those keys OUT of the car, remove all valuables and stay alert. We are all only as good as our weakest link…don’t let that weak link be YOU!

If you see anything suspicious, please call the Police at 893-7780. They’d much rather come to check something out and PREVENT a crime than take a report AFTER a crime’s been committed. And with the Holidays right around the corner, we don’t want to make it easy for crimes of opportunity! Please stress this to every family member…when we all work together, good things can happen.

Stay Safe, Bonnie Hargrett

St. Petersburg Police Dept. Update Sept 30 - Oct , 2019

Over the past week Snell Isle had an Auto Theft that occurred on September 30th at approx. 11:30 p.m. It occurred at the apartment complex on Eden Isle. The car was left unlocked with the keys under the seat. There are no suspects.

There was also a Residential Burglary in the 1200 block of Brightwaters Blvd NE. The suspect is unknown and made forced entry to the 2nd floor doors. This occurred on October 5th at 11:30 p.m. There were no other reported crimes. Donald J. Herring, SPPD

Please always remember to:

  • Lock it or lose it.
  • See something, say something. Call SPPD immediately at 727-793-7780 if you see something suspicious.
Thank you for keeping Snell Isle a very safe and wonderful community.

St. Petersburg Police Dept. Update Sept. 2-8, 2019 te

Over the past week Snell Isle only had 7 calls for service. There were no reported crimes during the week. Donald J. Herring, SPPD

Please always remember to:

  • Lock it or lose it.
  • See something, say something. Call SPPD immediately at 727-793-7780 if you see something suspicious.
Thank you for keeping Snell Isle a very safe and wonderful community.

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image Snell Isle is home to the historic The Vinoy® Renaissance St. Petersburg Resort & Golf Club, one of the Nation's premier golf courses.
image Our tropical surroundings provide waterfront vistas for most residents. Over 80% of the homes on Snell Isle enjoy waterfront views.
image In 1920, local developer C. Perry Snell began construction on what was originally, a muddy mangrove island.

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