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Bay Co. Health Dept. Offering Free Back-to-School Shots

By: Press Release
By: Press Release

Bay County, FL - The Bay County Health Department will conduct a Back to School Shot Program August 6-10 and August 13-15, 2012, from 8:00am-11:00am and 1:00pm-3:30pm. The shot clinic will be held at the Bay County Health Department Auditorium, 597 West 11th Street. Immunizations will be provided free to children K5 through 12th grade and no appointment is necessary.

"Preventing diseases, being prepared and taking personal responsibility are three important areas of health every Floridian has the power to control and change," said, Sandon S. Speedling, MHS, Clinic Services Director of the Bay County Health Department. To avoid long lines and lengthy waits, you are highly encouraged to get your child's immunizations early in the season.

Floridians can take responsibility for their child's health by engaging in preventive health behaviors, such as eating well, getting daily doses of physical activity, not smoking and staying current with immunization shots.

For more information regarding immunizations and other preventive health measures, please call 872-4455 or visit the Bay County Health Department website at www.baycountyhealth.org.


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