Information for Medical Staff at FL Division of Emergency Management Vaccination/Testing Sites

How to create your Merit profile

Step 1: You will receive an email from notifying your of your new digital credential (or “merit”) issued to you by the FL Division of Emergency Management. You can click the Accept button.

If you’re having trouble finding this email, visit and enter your email address. A new Merit invitation email will be sent to your inbox.

Step 2: You will be brought to a page where you create your Merit account. Confirm your first and last names, enter a password, and agree to Merit’s terms of service and privacy policy. Click Create account.

Step 3: You can now download the free Merit app and log in.

How to scan into your shift

Step 1: Log into the Merit app on your phone. From the main menu, select Personal QR code.

That will bring up a screen that looks like this:

Step 2: On the check-in kiosk tablet, select whether you would like to Check in or Check out.

Step 3: You will see a screen instructing you to aim your Personal QR code at the tablet camera.

What if I forgot to check in or check out, or if my check-in or check-out times are wrong?

All time adjustment requests have to be sent by your onsite Lead RN. You can sign in and out using the paper sign-in sheet at your site, then notify your Lead RN. They can send Merit a copy of the sign-in sheet and request the records be updated.

How do I check in if I don’t have a phone with the Merit app?

While checking in or out, you can choose the option to Log in with Merit account, which you will see at the bottom of the screen after selecting Check in or Check out. You can then manually type your email address and Merit password, then select Login.

You can download the free Merit app with these links:

Do I have to use the tablets to check-in/out?

As long as they are operational, you are required to use the Merit Check-in kiosks to sign in and out of your shift.

Questions regarding your assigned site, payment, taxes, etc.

For matters such as:

  • Changing your assigned work schedule or location
  • Payment
  • Taxes

Please reach out to your recruiter or hiring agency. Merit is providing assistance with time tracking at COVID-19 vaccination and testing sites, and we do not directly control anyone’s work schedule or payroll information.