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No-cost Back to School clinic services offered in Pinellas County

Posted: 2:43 PM, Jul 17, 2019
Updated: 2019-07-17 14:43:16-04
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PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — School is almost back in session and to prepare the Department of Health in Pinellas County is offering clinic services to students at no cost.

"DOH-Pinellas' school-based clinics provide school, sports and well-child physicals, including immunizations, at no cost for clients in need," the press release said.

The services are offered to students in kindergarten through grade 12. The services will be provided at no cost by appointment only between 8 a.m. and 2 p.m. from Mondays through Thursdays on a rotating schedule at the following locations:

  • Pinellas Park High School Clinic: 6305 118th Avenue N.
  • Northeast High School Clinic: 5500 16th Street N.
  • Gibbs High School Clinic: 850 34th Street S.
  • Boca Ciega High School Clinic: 924 58th Street S.

For appointments, call 727-824-6900 and select menu option 4.

A parent or guardian must bring the child's immunization record and accompany the child to receive services. If the parent is not present, consent must be obtained prior to receiving services.

All Pinellas children entering kindergarten on August 14 are required to present a school entrance physical, dated within one year of school enrollment.