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Back-to-School Immunization Event

By Kent Donahue

July 17, 2019

The start of the upcoming school year is approaching, and children must have their vaccinations before they can attend school.  The Florida Department of Health in Orange County is hosting a free Back-to-School Immunization event running July 22, 2019 through August 4, 2019.  

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

WHAT: No cost school-requiredimmunization 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 (across from Bath & Body Works)

WHEN: Monday, July 22 throughSunday, 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
  • Nonrelated 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.