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Back to School Immunization Walk-in Clinic Hours

By Tammy Yzaguirre

July 18, 2019

Contact: Tammy Yzaguirre
Lee-PIO@FLHealth.gov

Fort Myers, Fla. —  The Florida Department of Health in Lee County is reminding parents of kindergartners, 7th graders, out-of-state, transfer, and college students to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date before the start of the new school year.

The department is hosting walk-in clinic hours to provide services only for back to school immunizations. All students are required to receive the Tdap booster before entering 7th grade. Children may receive the Tdap booster as early as age 11.

Vaccines are free of charge for children through age 18.

Location:

Florida Department of Health
3920 Michigan Avenue
Fort Myers, FL 33916

When:

July 29 to August 2        8:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 3                       9:00 am – 2:00 pm
August 5 to August 9     7:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 12                     7:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 13                     7:00 am – 4:00 pm 

Travel vaccinations will not be provided during the back to school immunization walk-in clinic hours.  Normal business hours will resume, August 14 and appointments will be necessary for immunizations.

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