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Schedule Back-to-School Vaccination Appointments Now

The Florida Department of Health in Okaloosa County (DOH-Okaloosa) is urging parents and guardians to prepare students for returning to school by reviewing immunization records and start getting the required vaccinations now. To comply with requirements, parents and guardians of students going into kindergarten and 7th grade should take advantage of getting vaccinations now to prepare their children for the first day of class and avoid delays. 

Pediatricians, primary care and family doctors can typically provide vaccinations to children. Parents should call to verify that their children’s medical provider has the vaccines available.

Parents can also schedule an appointment for back-to-school vaccinations at DOH-Okaloosa. There is no cost for required vaccinations for children up to 19 years old. Call 850-833-9246 to make an appointment today.

For more information regarding back-to-school vaccinations, visit www.HealthyOkaloosa.com.

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.

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