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Back-to-school immunizations in Palm Beach County

The Dept. of Health-Palm Beach is urging parents not to wait until the last minute to get their child's required immunizations up to date by Friday, Aug. 11, 2023.

Immunizations and a school physical are required to return to school for students going into kindergarten and seventh grade, and for new students entering into Palm Beach County.

Back-to-School immunizations will be offered between the hours of 8:15 a.m. and 3:15 p.m. BY APPOINTMENT ONLY through Aug. 11. Please call the Main Office Appointment Line: 855-GET-APPT (855-438-2778) to make a health center-clinic appointment.

Email: or click on the links in the list below for details for each site.

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Families without a pediatrician can call DOH-Palm Beach 561-625-5180 to schedule an appointment for their back-to-school vaccines at this main location:

West Palm Beach Health Center
1150 45th Street
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Here is a list of other health centers around the county:

Palm Beach County Health Unit
800 Clematis St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33401

C. L. Brumback Health Center (Belle Glade)
38754 State Road 80
Belle Glade, FL 33430

Delray Beach Health Center
225 S. Congress Ave.
Delray Beach, FL 33445

Greenacres WIC Center
5985 10th Ave.
Greenacres, FL 33463

Jupiter Auxiliary Health Center
6405 Indiantown Road
Jupiter, FL 33458

Lantana Lake Worth Health Center
1250 Southwinds Drive
Lantana, FL 33462

Northeast Health Center (Riviera Beach)
851 Avenue P
Riviera Beach, FL 33404

West Palm Beach Health Center
1150 45th St.
West Palm Beach, FL 33407

Shots may be obtained through your local physician, local medical providers, Health Department Health Centers or the Florida Health Palm Beach County Immunization Van traveling throughout the area.

Check this website for current immunizations required by the state of Florida.

Proof of the immunizations are required for new students, transfer students and entry to some grade levels. For more immunization information, call the Palm Beach County Health Department at 561-840-4568 or ask for the Immunization Van location schedule in your area.

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