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July 20, 2022

FDOH Lee providing IMMUNIZATIONS at BACK-TO-SCHOOL event on july 24


Fort Myers, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (FDOH Lee) would like to remind and encourage 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.

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.

Tdap vaccines will be administered on a first come, first served basis at the following location:


Big Backpack Event
Fort Myers Skatium Rink
2250 Broadway
Fort Myers, FL 33901
Sunday, July 24 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Additional information on school required immunizations can be found online at

Please avoid the back-to-school rush and vaccinate your children as soon as possible.


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