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For Immediate Release:
January 31, 2013
Media Contact:
Fernanda Sanchez
ferna@miamidade.gov
305-375-5511

Commissioner Juan C. Zapata teams up with the Miami-Dade Health Department and the Miami Children's Hospital to offer Flu vaccines for kids


Commissioner Juan C. Zapata invites the community to take advantage of free flu vaccinations for children under the age of 18, sponsored by the Miami-Dade Health Department and the Miami Children’s hospital on Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. at the Miami-Dade County Fair Expo.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over 30,000 people die in the United States every year from complications associated with the flu and the best way to prevent it is through vaccination.

Flu Shots are already available at Miami-Dade County Health department clinics, pharmacies and other health related facilities. Visit www.flushot.healthmap.org to find a location where flu shots are administered.

For information please contact the office of Commissioner Juan C. Zapata at 305-375-5511.

Who:
Commissioner Juan C. Zapata
Miami-Dade Health Department
Miami Children’s Hospital
What:
FREE flu vaccines for children 6 months – 18 years old.
When:
February 02, 2013, 10:00 a.m.- 3:00 p.m.
Where:
Miami-Dade County Fair Expo Center - Fuchs Pavilion
10901 SW 24th Street, Miami, FL 33165