The Florida Department of Health in Orange County (DOH-Orange) is urging parents to prepare their children now for the upcoming school year by attending the Back-to-School Immunization event running July 22 through August 4, 2019.

This free immunization event hosted by DOH-Orange has been planned so parents can vaccinate their children and obtain their DH680 form for school. Don’t wait, vaccinate!

WHO:             Orange County Public School (OCPS) students and children (4 years to 18 years of age) entering, attending, or transferring to Florida schools.

WHAT:           Free school-required immunization shots and/or the certified DH680 form (first come, first served basis or maximum number reached each day).

WHERE:        West Oaks Mall, 9401 W. Colonial Drive, Ocoee, FL 34761

WHEN:          Monday, July 22 through Sunday, August 4, 2019 (8am – 2pm each day)

WHY:             Florida requires certain vaccines to be administered before children may enroll
and attend daycare or school.

Parents or Guardian bring: Valid ID

Students must bring: Most recent immunization record, original Birth Certificate,

passport, or other government ID

  • Clients 17 years of age and younger must be accompanied by one of the following adults: parent, grandparent, step‐parent, uncle, aunt, sister or brother
  • Non‐related adults accompanying clients 17 years of age and younger must present an original notarized letter signed by the parent or legal guardian
  • Legal guardians must present the most recent court-ordered paperwork

Background

Services are provided on a first come, first served basis or maximum number reached each day. Parents are urged to arrive early. Those with private insurance and Medicaid can go directly to their medical care provider and obtain the same services.

A certified DH680 immunization form is required for school and daycare entry, and is provided at no charge when vaccinations are received.  If a client only needs a DH680 form, an administrative fee may apply. For additional information, please call 407-858-1444 or visit http://orange.floridahealth.gov.

About the Florida Department of Health

The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

Follow us on Twitter at @HealthyFla and on Facebook. For more information about the Florida Department of Health please visit www.FloridaHealth.gov.

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