WEST PALM BEACH – Before school begins on Monday, Aug. 19 the Florida Health Palm Beach County Immunization Van and all of its health centers are offering school immunizations and physicals.
Officials said the 2013-2014 school year requires 12th-grade students to have proof of a Varicella (Chickenpox) vaccine.
Seventh- to 11th-graders will need proof of a Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap) Booster and all students should have received other vaccines such as Mumps, Measles, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Polio and their form 680 on file as proof of receipt.
Over the next weeks the department is conducting outreach to help parents and children get vaccinated and their records up to date at the following locations:
Thursday, Aug. 8, Roosevelt Community Middle School, 1900 Australian Ave., WPB, 9:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.;
Friday, Aug. 9, Bridges at Boynton Beach, St. John Missionary Church, 223 N.E.12th Ave., 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.;
Saturday, Aug. 10, Bibleway Missionary Baptist Church, 506 15th St., WPB, 9 a.m. – noon;
Tuesday, Aug. 13, Bridges at Northwood, 3111 N. Terrace Dr., WPB, 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.;
Wednesday, Aug. 14, West Palm Beach Heavth Center, 1150 45th St., 9 a.m. – noon;
Thursday, Aug. 15, Lake Worth High School, 1701 Lake Worth Rd., 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.;
Friday, Aug. 16, Carver Middle School, 101 Barwick Rd., Delray Beach, 9:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.;
Saturday, Aug. 17, Redemptive Life Fellowship, 2101 N. Australian Ave., WPB, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.;
Monday, Aug. 19, United Methodist Church, 900 Brandywine Rd., WPB, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Walk-ins and appointments are accepted at the health centers in Jupiter, Delray Beach, Lantana and Belle Glade. Check the web or call the immunization toll free number. There is no charge for children’s immunizations for those who meet qualifications through 18 years old.
Other information at 800-810-1225 or pbchd.com