MANATEE- Manatee County says it received 3,000 new doses of the COVID-19 Vaccine. The county says it has already begun making calls to those in the vaccine standby pool to set up appointments for Thursday and Friday. 

600 of those doses will be set aside for health care workers. The others will go to those 65 and up at the Drive-through clinic at Bennett Park at 400 Cypress Creek Boulevard. 

The county says 311 operated have already begun choosing people randomly from its existing stand-by lottery pool. You must be in the pool to be chosen for this vaccine distribution. 

To register for the Manatee County Vaccine Lottery visit: