Immunizations available for kindergartners, seventh-graders

The free TDP shot will be administered at two West Orange County schools June 13 and 22.

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In partnership with Orange County Public Schools, the Florida Department of Health in Orange County will provide free school immunizations for OCPS children entering kindergarten and 11-year-old students needing their required seventh-grade Tetanus-Diphtheria-Pertussis immunization.

No appointment is needed, but a parent or guardian with a valid ID is required to accompany the child along with the completed consent forms. The vaccine and TDAP consent forms can be found on the OCPS website:

Immunizations will be available at two West Orange County schools: Lakeview Middle School gymnasium, 1200 W. Bay St., Winter Garden, from 2 to 7 p.m. Monday, June 13; and Windy Ridge K-8 media center, 3900 Beech Tree Drive, Orlando, from 2 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, June 22.

For more information, call the Florida Department of Health in Orange County at (407) 723-5004.



Amy Quesinberry

Community Editor Amy Quesinberry was born at the old West Orange Memorial Hospital and raised in Winter Garden. Aside from earning her journalism degree from the University of Georgia, she hasn’t strayed too far from her hometown and her three-mile bubble. She grew up reading The Winter Garden Times and knew in the eighth grade she wanted to write for her community newspaper. She has been part of the writing and editing team since 1990.

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