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BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION EVENT STARTING AUGUST 7TH

By Noelda Lopez

July 13, 2021

July 13, 2021

BACK TO SCHOOL IMMUNIZATION EVENT STARTING AUGUST 7TH

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 locations for school-age children only:

Saturday, August 7th & 14th from 9:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.

Clermont Health Center                                 

875 Oakley Seaver Drive, Clermont, FL 34711

 

Leesburg Health Center

2113 Griffin Road, Leesburg, FL 34748

 

Umatilla Health Center

249 E. Collins Street Umatilla, FL 32784

 

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 and adults, 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.

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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