The Florida Department of Health offices in Miami-Dade County and in Broward County are offering free immunizations before the school year starts. That’s Wednesday for Broward County Public Schools and Aug. 20 for Miami-Dade Public Schools.
Miami-Dade’s free immunization offer extends to kids from 2 months to 18 years. Broward’s is for kids age 4 years to 18.
Three Miami-Dade locations offer free immunizations from 8 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday:
▪ Courthouse-Jackson Hospital area, 1350 NW 14th St.
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▪ Little Haiti, 300 NE 80th Ter.
▪ West Perrine, 18255 Homestead Ave.
To make an appointment at any location, call 786-845-0550.
▪ In Broward, the Department of Health is setting up inside Lauderhill Mall, 1267 State Rd. 7., 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday through Friday until Aug. 17. Saturday’s hours are 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free bike helmets will be given away for the first 100 kids.
Parents are asked to bring children’s immunization records and feed your kid before getting them vaccinated.