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Free vaccinations for children

The Miami-Dade County Health Department is offering free back-to-school immunizations to children between the ages of 2 and 18.

On Aug. 17 these locations are offering immunizations. Some are free and some cost between $5-$10:

  • Borinquen Medical Center-West Dade/Sweetwater, 10528 SW 8 St 33174. 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 305-552-1201. Free
  • Borinquen Medical Center- (Main) 3601 Federal Highway 33137 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 305-576-6611 Free
  • Borinquen Medical Center- North Miami 708 NE 125 St 33161 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. 786-433-8815 Free
  • CHI: Coconut Grove Health Center 3831 Grand Ave 33133 8:30am-12:30pm 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: Doris Ison Health Center 10300 SW 216 St 33190 8:30am-12:30pm 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: Everglades Health Center 19300 SW 376 St 33034 8am-12pm 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: Martin Luther King, Jr. Clinica Campesina 810 West Mowry Dr 33030 8:30am-12:30pm 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: Naranja Health Center 13805 SW 264 St 33032 8:30am-12:30pm 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: South Dade Health Center 13600 SW 312 St 33033 8 a.m. to noon 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: South Miami Health Center 6350 Sunset Dr 33143 8:30am-12:30pm 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: West Kendall Health Center 13540 SW 135 Ave 33186 8:30am-12:30pm 305-252-4820 Free
  • CHI: West Perrine Health Center 18255 Homestead Ave 33157 8 a.m.-noon 305-252-4820 Free
  • Citrus Health Network, Inc: Maternal & Child Health Center 551 W 51 Place 33012 8 a.m. to noon 305 817-6560 Free
  • Health Department: Health District Center Immunization Clinic 1350 NW 14 St 33125 8 a.m. to noon 786 845-0550 Free
  • Health Department: West Perrine Immunization Clinic 18255 Homestead Ave 33157 8am-12pm 786 845-0550 Free
  • Jessie Trice Community Health Center 5361 NW 22 Ave 33142 9am-2pm 305 637-6400 $10
  • Miami Beach Community Health Center North 11645 Biscayne Blvd 33181 8am-12pm 305 538-8835 Free
  • Miami Beach Community Health Center: Beverly Press Center 1221 71 St 33141 8am-12pm 305 538-8835 Free
  • Miami Beach Community Health Center: Stanley C. Myers Center 710 Alton Rd 33139 8am-12pm 305 538-8835 Free

Bring your Child’s Immunization Records. Child’s parent or guardian must be present. Pay attention to clinic hours.  All clinics are walk-ins (on that Saturday only).

In addition, the following locations may be giving free immunizations this summer. For information or to make an appointment, call 786-845-0550:

West Perrine Health Center: 
18255 Homestead Avenue
Miami, Florida 33157
Monday – Friday (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Little Haiti Health Center
300 NE 80th Terrace
Miami, Florida 33138
Monday, Wednesday and Friday (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
Health District Center
1350 NW 14th Street
Miami, Florida 33125
Monday through Friday (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
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