(Miami-Dade County, FL) -- Commissioner Rebeca Sosa is partnering with the Miami-Dade County Health Department to offer a free “Back to School Vaccination Drive” for children ages 2 months old to 18 years old. The immunizations will be administered on Thursday, August 16, 2012, between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Miami Springs Recreation Center located at 1401 Westward Drive.
Parents and legal guardians must bring their child’s immunization records and arrive to the event no later than 1 p.m. to ensure their child receives his or her vaccines. Parents must be present when vaccinations are administered. Children entering Miami-Dade County Schools for the first time must have their physical School Entry Health Exam done by a physician before getting their vaccines. Additional information on school health requirements can be found on Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ website at www.dadeschools.net.
For more information on this event, please call Commissioner Rebeca Sosa's district office at 305-267-6377.