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For Immediate Release:
July 26, 2012
Media Contact:
Rosa Quiroz

Commissioner Rebeca Sosa to host free "Back to School Vaccination Drive"

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

For more information on this event, please call Commissioner Rebeca Sosa's district office at 305-267-6377.

The Honorable Rebeca Sosa, Miami-Dade County Commissioner, District 6
Miami-Dade County Health Department
Free “Back to School Vaccination Drive”
August 16, 2012, 10:00 a.m.- 2:00 p.m.
Miami Springs Recreation Center
1401 Westward Drive
Miami Springs, FL 33166