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DOH-Pinellas Back to School Health Clinic services

By Maggie Hall

May 16, 2017

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What better way to kick off summer vacation than to ensure all your child’s back to school immunizations and physicals are taken care of? The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is offering its Back to School health clinic services to students, kindergarten through grade 12, for the upcoming school year.

Beginning on Monday, June 5, the DOH-Pinellas’ school-based clinics will provide school, sports and well child physicals, including immunizations, at no cost. Vision screenings, provided by Preserve Vision Florida, as well as assistance for glasses and exams (for qualifying clients) will be available. Basic dental services to include oral health assessments, oral hygiene instructions, dental sealants, fluoride treatments and referral to a dental home, if needed.

The services will be provided at no cost by appointment between 8 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. at the following locations and dates:

  • Pinellas Park High School Clinic: 6305 118th Ave N. Monday through Thursday, June 5 to June 15, and July 24 to Aug. 9
  • Northeast High School Clinic: 5500 16th St. N. Monday through Thursday, June 19 to June 29, and July 24 to Aug. 9
  • Gibbs High School Clinic: 850 34th St. S. Monday through Thursday, July 3 to Aug. 9
  • Boca Ciega High School Clinic: 924 58th St. S. Monday through Thursday, July 24 to Aug. 9
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For appointments, call (727) 824-6900 and select option 4. A parent or guardian must bring the child’s immunization record and accompany the child to receive services. For information about DOH-Pinellas, go to http://pinellas.floridahealth.gov or follow us on Twitter @HealthyPinellas.

About the Florida Department of Health

The department, nationally accredited by the Public Health Accreditation Board, works to protect, promote and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county and community efforts.

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