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BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATIONS

By Public Health Information

August 11, 2015

Two Saturday Outreaches Remain

Palm Beach County, FL--Florida Department of Health in Palm Beach County offers required school immunizations weekdays at its Health Centers. The Immunization Van has two Saturday locations remaining before school begins. 

 

Convenient Saturday locations and hours:

Saturday, 8/15/15 - West Palm Beach Health Center,

1150 45th St., West Palm Beach, FL., 33407 9am-1pm

 

Saturday, 8/22/15 – Grace Episcopal Church,

3600 Australian Ave., West Palm Beach, FL., 33407 9:30am-1pm

Note: Every effort is made to have plenty of vaccine on the Immunization Van during Saturday outreaches.  However, supplies are limited and can be depleted.

There is no charge for immunizations for children, birth – 18 years of age provided they are still enrolled in elementary, middle or high school.

 

ATTENTION PARENTS:  New and transferring students, Kindergarten students, and those entering seventh grade will need to provide proof of immunizations prior to enrollment.  Returning students should have already completed the required shot series.  Parents are encouraged to review all immunization records and bring a copy of the record if some of the series immunizations

Parents are reminded to bring a copy of immunization records to help identify any needed shots and prevent the immunization nurse from beginning the entire series again. If available, please bring your child’s social security card.

If you have Health Care District, Medicaid, or other insurance, please bring the card with you.

There may be a waiting time prior to getting the shots, please bring a snack for your child to eat.

For further information, please call: (561) 840-4568, or toll-free, 1(800) 810-1225. Or visit www.flhealthpalmbeach.org