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Don't Wait, Get Your Kids Vaccinated Before School Starts

Don’t wait until the last minute to get your kids vaccinated. In a few weeks the school year 2018-2019 will start and Florida requires kids to have certain vaccines before they’re enrolled and start school.

The age of your child determines what vaccines they get. Also, remember that
vaccines are for teens too. to find your county health department visit floridahealth.gov .

If you need a specific vaccine you can go to Vaccinesfinder.org to find locations near you that offer immunizations.

Here are some school districts in Southwest Florida and their school starting dates:

  • LEE SCHOOL DISTRICTS – AUG. 10
  • COLLIER SCHOOL DISTRICTS – AUG. 15
  • CHARLOTTE SCHOOL DISTRICTS – AUG. 10
  • GLADES SCHOOL DISTRICTS – AUG. 13
  • HENDRY SCHOOL DISTRICTS – AUG. 10
  • HIGHLANDS SCHOOL DISTRICTS – AUG. 13
  • MONROE SCHOOL DISTRICTS- SEPT. 5

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