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Free immunizations available to Lee County students at walk-in clinic

Posted at 2:00 PM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 14:25:54-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. -- The Department of Health in Lee County is offering free immunizations at a walk-in clinic for two weeks starting July 29th.

The DOH says that parents of kindergartners, 7th graders, out-of-state, transfer, and college students are reminded to make sure their children’s immunizations are up to date before the start of the new school year.

The clinic is located at the Department of Health (3920 Michigan Avenue, Fort Myers) during the following days and hours:

July 29 to August 2 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 3 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
August 5 to August 9 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 12 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
August 13 7:00 am – 4:00 pm

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.

Travel vaccinations will not be provided during the back to school immunization walk-in clinic hours. Normal business hours will resume, August 14 and appointments will be necessary for immunizations.