The Orange County health department gave 2,530 school vaccines to more than 1,000 clients between ages 2 months and 18 years during a Back to School Immunization event during the last week of July.
If your child still needs school-required vaccines and/or the 680 form, call your health provider or the health department at (407) 858-1444 to make an appointment.
The immunization services at the health department are free for eligible, school-age children 18 and younger. There’s a small fee for the 680 form.
To enter grades K through 12 in Florida, kids need the following vaccines:
Four or five doses of Diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP)
Four or five doses of Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV)
Two doses of Measles-mumps-rubella (MMR)
Three doses of Hepatitis B
One Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap)
Two doses of Varicella
Students entering college should check with health services at their schools regarding immunization requirements.
For a list of vaccines required for daycare and preschool, visit immunizeflorida.org.