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Tampa, Pinlleas Back-To-School Free Physicals, Immunizations & Health Fairs

By Barbara Ann Kelley, CBSTampa.com
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It’s time to start getting your kids ready to go back to school. Pinellas, Pasco and Hernando Counties first day is Monday, Aug 20. Hillsborough County’s students start one day later on Tuesday, Aug 21. Here’s our list of the best back-to-school health fairs that offer free or reduced price physicals and immunizations, as well as the latest gadgets

Hillsborough Country

There are many free clinics that are free (through Aug. 18) for all children at a variety of locations around Hillsborough County, including two Hillsborough County Community Service Centers.

University Area Community Health Center
Saturday Aug 18 | 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.
13601 North 22nd Street | Tampa, 33613
Walk-ins only • Call 443-3048

Webb Middle School
Saturday Aug 18 | 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
6035 Hanley Rd. | Tampa, 33634
Walk-ins only • Call 443-3048

  • Parents or legal guardians must accompany their children
  • Immunization records are required
  • No sports, Head Start, or day care physicals will be available

To see what shots are inquired for each grade level click HERE.

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Free Back 2 School Jam
Saturday, Aug 18 11am – 2pm
Crossover Church
820 E. Busch Blvd. | Tampa, FL, 33612 | Website: www.crossoverchurch.org

1,000 free backpacks will be givin out. One backpack per child.  Supplies are limited. Backpacks will be available for children age 4-18 and in per-kindergarten through 12th grade. To register for free backpack click HERE. Other activities for you and the kids include free gently used clothing, groceries for you to take home, free haircuts, food and lots of activities and games.  The event is free and open to the public.

For more details and future dates for the free physical and shots click HERE. For additional Tampa and Hillsborough County back-to-school information click HERE

Pinellas County Free Physicals & Immunizations

Pinellas Health Department

The Pinellas County Health Department provides free childhood immunizations at its health centers weekdays from 8 AM to 5 PM. Children and teens through the age of 18 who need their required immunizations do not need to make an appointment.

Tarpon Springs: 301 S. Disston Ave., (727) 942-5457
Mid-County: 8751 Ulmerton Rd., Largo, (727) 524-4410
Largo: 12420 130th Ave. N., (727) 588-4040
Pinellas Park: 6350 76th Ave. N. (727) 547-7780
St. Petersburg: 205 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. St., N. (727) 824-6900

For information about the Pinellas County Health Department, go to www.PinellasHealth.com.

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Does your child need a back-to-school hair cut? Check out this list of Tampa & Pinellas Free Or Low Cost Hair Cuts before they head back to school.

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