Saturday, July 28, 2012

Broward Health an Open Door to Immunizations Close To Home

Broward Health Community Health Services will host several immunization fairs to provide children access to immunizations for this upcoming school year. A total of eleven immunization fairs are scheduled with our staff able to accommodate Spanish and Creole speaking families at local community and school health centers located throughout the northern two-thirds of Broward County. Dates and locations for the eleven school immunization fairs are listed below:

Amadeo Trinchitella         July 18, August 8:  3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Deerfield Beach High      August 20:  9:00 a.m. to noon
School Health Center      
910 SW 15th Street                                                                                           
Deerfield Beach, Florida
(754) 322-0711

William Dandy Middle School Health Center  August 2
2400 NW 26th Street                                          3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
(754) 322-3235

Lauderhill Middle School Health Center   July 17, July 31
1901 NW 49th Avenue                                 3:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Lauderhill, FL 33313
(754) 322-3611

Seventh Avenue Family Health Center     August 18
200 NW Seventh Avenue                           10:00 to 2:30 p.m.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311           
(954) 759-6600

Broward Health Community Health Services is promoting this array of immunization fairs among several youth-focused organizations such as the School Board of Broward County, Boys & Girls Club of Broward County and local daycare centers to safeguard the health of children against diseases such as pertussis (whooping cough), measles, rubella, influenza and other diseases adversely affecting the health status of young children in the community.  For more information, please contact (954) 712-3977.

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