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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN LEE COUNTY HOSTING SATURDAY IMMUNIZATION CLINIC

January 09, 2023

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Monday, January 9, 2023 

 

Contact:  
Tammy Soliz, Public Information Officer 
Lee-PIO@FLHealth.gov 
239-308-5196 

 

FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH IN LEE COUNTY HOSTING SATURDAY IMMUNIZATION CLINIC 

Tdap booster required for all students entering 7th grade  

 

Lee County, Fla. — The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) 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. 

 

DOH-Lee is hosting a Saturday clinic 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.  

 

DOH-Lee’s Immunization Program provides routine, childhood immunizations free of charge to children 18 and under. 

 

Location:         Florida Department of Health  

3920 Michigan Avenue  

Fort Myers, FL 33916  

 

When:                  Saturday, January 21, 2023 

From 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. 

   

Appointments are preferred, but walk-ins will be accepted on a limited basis. Call 239-461-6100 for an appointment. Travel vaccinations will not be provided during this clinic. 

 

Please remember to bring the child’s shot record and insurance card with you. You may also fax a copy to 239-332-9517 or email DOHLeeImmunizations@flhealth.gov.  The parent or guardian bringing the child must provide his or her photo ID. 

 

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