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Back to School Immu 2021- Event

By Noelda Lopez

May 20, 2021

May 20, 2021

BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION EVENT 2021

 

Contact:

Noelda Lopez, Public Information Specialist Noelda.Lopez@flhealth.gov

Office: 352-589-6424, After Hours: 352-729-1754

 

Eustis, Fla. – The Florida Department of Health in Lake County (DOH-Lake) in collaboration with the Lake County School Board will be conducting the following school immunization event at the following location for school-age children only:

 

Saturday, May 22nd, 9:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Sears Store at Lake Square Mall

10401 US Highway 441, Leesburg, Fl 34788

 

Additional immunization events will be set up in the summer. Parents and children will need to wear a mask and practice social distancing at this event.

 

The following required vaccinations will be provided:

 

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis (DTaP)
  • Hepatitis B (Hep B)
  • Polio
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)

 

The Covid-19 vaccine will also be offered to children 12 and older if requested.

 

There is no charge for immunization for children, birth to 18 years of age provided they are still enrolled in elementary, middle, or high school. Parents or guardian must bring a copy of the child’s immunization records.

 

If not able to attend, we want to remind parents and guardians that immunization services are offered Monday through Fridays at our DOH-Lake locations. Please call (352) 771-5500 for hours and appointments.

 

As reminder, our clinics are now open, please see below our hours of operations:

Florida Department of Health Clermont

875 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont (352) 771-5500 opt 2

Services: Family Planning, STI, Tuberculosis, HIV, Immunizations, Quick Scripts, Children school physicals

Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 8am to 5pm

 

Florida Department of Health Leesburg

2113 Griffin Road, Leesburg (352) 771-550 opt 2

Services: Family Planning, STI, Tuberculosis, HIV, Immunizations, Quick Scripts, Children school physicals

Hours: Tuesday and Thursday 8am-5pm

 

Florida Department of Health Umatilla

249 E. Collins Street, Umatilla (352) 771-5500 opt 2

Services: Family Planning, STI, Tuberculosis, HIV, Immunizations, Quick Scripts, Children school physicals

Hours:  Monday, Wednesday, and Friday 8am to 5pm.

 

A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Immunizations is available for parents at the CDC’s website by either downloading and print a free copy or requesting a free booklet, which features children’s drawing to assist in educating the entire family.  For more information regarding the CDC’s National Immunization Program visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/parents or call 800- CDC-INFO or contact the Florida Department of Health in Lake County at (352) 771-5500 or visit our website at http://lake.floridahealth.gov/.

 

About the Florida Department of Health

The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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