No-cost health clinics for Pinellas County children offered during summer break; no insurance needed

Kids can receive free dental and medical checks

The Florida Department of Health in Pinellas County starts its popular no-cost clinic on Tuesday for kids in kindergarten through 12th grade.

For parents and guardians with limited income and no insurance, the medical, dental and vaccination checkups are available to get kids compliant with school requirements.

Because the demand for the free doctor and dentist visits is high, four locations and extra dates are available this summer.

The exams can be done in about 45 minutes between 8:00 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. at the following four locations:

Pinellas Park High School Clinic
6305 118th Ave N., Pinellas Park
Mondays through Thursdays
*June 5 to June 29
*July 24 to August 8 (except July 26)


Northeast High School Clinic
5500 16th St. N., St. Petersburg
Mondays through Thursdays
*June 5 to June 29
*July 24 to August 8


Gibbs High School Clinic
850 34th St. S., St. Petersburg
Mondays through Thursdays
*July 9 to August 8


Boca Ciega High School Clinic
924 58th St. S., Gulfport
Mondays through Thursdays
*July 24 to August 8

To cut down on wait times, parents and guardians should make appointments by calling (727) 824-6900 and selecting menu option 4.

A parent or legal guardian must bring the child's immunization record and accompany the child to receive services.

For more information on the no-cost clinic, visit: pinellas.floridahealth.gov/newsroom/2018/05/back-to-school--5-17-2018.html.

To learn about no-cost vaccinations for children in other Tampa Bay area counties, visit www.cdc.gov/vaccines/programs/vfc/index.html.

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