News Release: Florida Dept. of Health
July 30, 2014
Tallahassee, Fla. --The first day of school for students in the Leon County Public School System is right around the corner – Monday, August 18 – so bring your children in for their shots now. Students who will be entering kindergarten or 7th grade next school year must have certain immunization documentation on file at school before the start of the next school year.
The Florida Department of Health in Leon County provides routine back-to-school immunizations, Monday through Friday, by appointment. In addition, in August the Health Department in Leon has scheduled four final special, extended-hours immunization clinics. They target high school age and younger students who need immunizations for school attendance. These free clinics will take place at the Roberts & Stevens Clinic, 1515 Old Bainbridge Road, on the following dates and times:
Monday , August 4th 2:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, August 5th 2:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Monday, August 11th 2:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, August 14th 2:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Appointments are needed for these special clinics. To schedule an appointment, or for more information, please call the Florida Department of Health in Leon County, Immunization Program Office, at (850) 606-8020.