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TAKE ADVANTAGE OF NO-COST SUMMER CLINIC SCREENINGS BEFORE SCHOOL STARTS

By Maggie Hall, Public Information Director

May 14, 2019

Back to SCHOOL CLINICS 2019 By appointment only Call 727-824-6900 Menu option #4 Services provided at no cost for clients in need:  School/sport physicals  Vision screenings  Hearing screenings  Immunizations BOCA CIEGA HIGH SCHOOL CLINIC 924 58TH St. S., Gulfport, FL 33707 GIBBS HIGH SCHOOL CLINIC 850 34TH St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33711 NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL CLINIC 5500 16TH St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33703 PINELLAS PARK HIGH SCHOOL CLINIC 6305 118TH Ave. N., Largo, FL 33773 Monday-Thursday from 6/17 to 8/13 HOURS: 8:00 AM to 2:00 PM Services provided only to students in grades K-12 (not Pre-K). Parents/ legal guardians must bring the child’s immunization and medical records. Parents/ legal guardians must be present for services. Free vision screening and, for clients who qualify, assistance will be provided for glasses and exam by Preserve Vision Florida on select dates. SERTOMA Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, Inc. will provide support to students needing additional hearing testing.
Regresando a La Escuela en 2019 Necesita una cita Llame al 727-824-6900 y oprima el #4 Servicios ofrecidos sin costo a los niños de familias con bajos ingresos: • Exámenes físicos • Exámenes de la vista • Exámenes de audiencia • Vacunas CLINICA DE LA ESCUELA SECUNDARIA BOCA CIEGA 924 58TH St. S., Gulfport, FL 33707 CLINICA DE LA ESCUELA SECUNDARIA GIBBS 850 34TH St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33711 CLINICA DE LA ESCUELA SECUNDARIA NORTHEAST 5500 16TH St. N., St. Petersburg, FL 33703 CLINICA DE LA ESCUELA SECUNDARIA PINELLAS PARK 6305 118TH Ave. N., Largo, FL 33773 Lunes a Jueves desde 17 junio a 13 agosto Horas: 8:00 AM a 2:00 PM Los servicios son para los niños matriculados en las escuelas de Pinellas, desde el kindergarten hasta el duodécimo grado (no para niños en el pre-kindergarten). Los padres deben traer la cartilla de vacunas y papeles importante de salud del niño y acompañar al niño para recibir estos servicios de salud. Exámenes de la vista sin costo y ayuda si el niño necesita espejuelos, por cortesía de Preservar la visión de la Florida en fechas selectas. SERTOMA Fundación del habla y la audición de Florida, Inc. por estudiantes que necesitan más exámenes de audiencia. 

Backpacks, lunch boxes and notebooks are all important items for back to school. Just as important are required back to school immunizations and physicals.

That is why the Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County (DOH-Pinellas) is offering its annual summer Back to School clinic services to students, kindergarten through grade 12, to prepare for the 2019-20 school year.

DOH-Pinellas’ school-based clinics provide school, sports and well-child physicals, including immunizations, at no cost for clients in need. Vision screenings, provided by Preserve Vision Florida, as well as assistance for glasses and exams (for qualifying clients) will be available. SERTOMA Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, Inc. will provide support to students who need additional hearing consultation and screening. The last day to receive services is Tuesday, Aug. 13.

The services will be provided at no cost by appointment only between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. from Mondays through Thursdays on a rotating schedule at the following locations:

  • Pinellas Park High School Clinic: 6305 118th Ave N.
  • Northeast High School Clinic: 5500 16th St. N.
  • Gibbs High School Clinic: 850 34th St. S.
  • Boca Ciega High School Clinic: 924 58th St. S.

For appointments, call (727) 824-6900 and select menu option 4. A parent or guardian must bring the child’s immunization record and accompany the child to receive services. If the parent is not present, consent must be obtained prior to receiving services.

All Pinellas children entering kindergarten on August 14 are required to present a school entrance physical, dated within one year of school enrollment.

DOH-Pinellas’ school-based clinics are a partnership with the Juvenile Welfare Board of Pinellas County. The clinics provide services to students on campus during the school year and open to the community during the summer months.

 
For information about DOH-Pinellas, go to (727) 824-6900 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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