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Back to School Immunizations: DOH-Lee plans weekend immunization clinics

By Staff | Jun 3, 2020

The Florida Department of Health in Lee County (DOH-Lee) is reminding parents of kindergartners, seventh 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 accepting appointments for back to school immunizations and will be hosting weekend clinics, only for back to school immunizations, at two locations.

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 1: Appointment Times Available:

Florida Department of Health Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

3920 Michigan Avenue Saturday, June 6 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Fort Myers, FL 33916 Saturday, July 11 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Location 2: Appointment Times Available:

Florida Department of Health Saturday, June 13 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

83 Pondella Road Saturday, July 18 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

North Fort Myers, FL 33903

Services will be provided by appointment only to adhere to social distancing guidelines. One parent may attend the appointment with their child and both parent and child will be required to wear a face covering. Parents are advised to reschedule if they or their child are not feeling well on the day of their appointment.

Appointments can be made by calling (239) 461-6100. Additional information on school required immunizations and COVID-19 can be found online at lee.floridahealth.gov

For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov.