Healthy Schools LLC, in partnership
with Miami Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), will be offering the
“Teach Flu a Lesson” vaccination program for students at all district schools
starting mid-November at no cost.
Parents should consult the website of their child’s school for specific
dates and times of the clinics. A consent form will be sent home with each student. It must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian and returned
to the school before the student is allowed to receive the flu vaccine. Children
also can be registered online quickly and easily at www.MiamiFluShots.com.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Advisory
Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) do not recommend using the flu mist
as a vaccine, so the only inoculation available will be administered by
injection. Healthy Schools LLC trained and skilled staff of nurses will
be providing the vaccinations.
Parents/guardians who would like an additional copy of the paper consent form or require additional languages, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about Healthy Schools LLC, questions or for assistance in completing the consent form, please call School Operations/ Comprehensive Health Services (305) 805-4600.
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