Note: Always bring a copy of your or your child’s immunization record to each visit
Vaccinations services include:
Children and Adolescents: Vaccination is one of the best ways parents can protect infants, children, and teens from 16 potentially harmful diseases. Vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious, may require hospitalization, or even be deadly – especially in infants and young children.
• Infant, Pre-School and School Enrollment immunizations requirements: http://www.immunizeflorida.org/community/index.htm
• Childhood and adolescent immunizations are available to children between the ages of two months through 18 years of age without regard to income.
• Parent or guardian must accompany children under the age of 18
• Vaccine Information Statements: http://www.immunize.org/vis/
Adult Immunization Services: adults need vaccines, too. Your need for immunizations doesn't end when you reach adulthood. Protect yourself and your loved ones from vaccine-preventable diseases. Be the example!!
• Vaccines are provided for college entry immunization.
• Recommended adult immunizations (http://www.immunizeflorida.org/adult/index.htm)
Fees for Adult Immunization click here 44kb
Travel Immunization Services
Vaccinations are either recommended or required to protect travelers from illnesses present in other parts of the world and to prevent the importation of infectious diseases across international borders. Which vaccinations you need depends on a number of factors including your destination, whether you will be spending time in rural areas, the season of the year you are traveling, your age, health status, and previous immunizations.
***VACCINE PROTECTION should be initiated 4-6 wwks prior to departure for the best protection**
• Travel Immunizations, including Yellow Fever, are available by appointment only. To make a travel immunization appointment, please call 954-467-4705.
• Oral medications for Travel (including Typhoid Oral Vaccine) are available from our Paul Hughes Health Center Pharmacy (see Pharmacy Section). A prescription from your physician is required.
• For additional travel resource information visit: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Traveler’s Health: http://wwwn.cdc.gov/travel/
Travel Immunization Information
Fees for Immunization click here 44kb
*** Vaccine prices are subject to change without notice ***
Other health-related Travel Information
• State Dept: Travel Warnings and Consular Information Sheets
• CDC: Traveler's Health
• Information regarding medications for the prevention of malaria can be found at: http://www.cdc.gov/malaria/travelers/drugs.html
What You Need to Know About Vaccinations and Travel: A Checklist:
Vaccine Information Statements: http://www.immunize.org/vis/
With the cooperation of Broward County Animal Care and Control, suspected rabid animals are quarantined and/or tested to determine if the animal may have transmitted rabies to a human or pet through a bite or scratch. The Florida Department of Health in Broward County also consults with patients, physicians, and veterinarians regarding the current recommendations for treating a rabies exposure.
Florida Department of Health Rabies Program
For information on what to do if you or your pet is bitten by a wild animal or a suspected rabid animal, click on the link below:
Pre-Exposure to Rabies:
For those persons traveling to a place that requires rabies vaccine or if you work or visit an area where there is a good chance that you might be bitten by a rabid animal the Health Department offers pre-exposure immunization. Please call 954-467-4705.
Note for Travelers: Please note that if you are traveling pre-exposure vaccine is a 4 dose series and must be administered 3 weeks prior to travel.
Post-Exposure to Rabies:
If you have been bitten, scratched or exposed to an animal that has or is suspected to have rabies, please go the nearest Emergency Room for wound care and treatment.