Orange students need several vaccines for school
The Orange County health department gave 2,530 school vaccines to more than 1,000 clients between ages 2 months and 18 years during a Back to School Immunization event during the last week of July.
If your child still needs school-required vaccines and/or the 680 form, call your health provider or the health department at (407) 858-1444 to make an appointment.
The immunization services at the health department are free for eligible, schoolage children 18 and younger. There’s a small fee for the 680 form.
To enter grades K through 12 in Florida, kids need the following vaccines:
Four or five doses of Diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP)
Four or five doses of Inactivated polio vaccine (IPV)
Two doses of Measlesmumps-rubella (MMR) Three doses of Hepatitis B One Tetanus-diphtheriaacellular pertussis (Tdap) Two doses of Varicella Students entering college should check with health services at their schools regarding immunization requirements.
For a list of vaccines required for daycare and preschool, visit immunize florida.org.