Back-to-School Programs & Activities - 2011

Free Immunization Shots
Take advantage of FREE immunization shots for children up to 18 years of age throughout August. Please bring your child's vaccination records and arrive early. Immunizations are conducted at West Perrine Center (18255 Homestead Ave., Miami, FL 33157), Monday - Friday, 8am - 3:30pm; and at the Downtown Clinic (1350 NW 14 St., Miami, FL 33125), Monday - Friday, 8am - 3:30pm. The West Perrine Center and Downtown Clinic will also be open Saturday, August 20, 8am - noon

FREE Health Fair at The Falls
Enjoy a carnival themed back-to-school health fair Aug. 20 10am - 4pm. This family-focused celebration plans to be entertaining and educational. The Carnival is admission-free and open to all. Kids will enjoy interactive cooking lessons, live animal presentation from Zoo Miami, entertainment from Radio Disney and Y100, and after school snack tips and food sampling from Cooking with Kids Miami. Parents can take advantage of healthy family recipe cards from the American Heart Association. Various free offerings will be available including sports physicals (children must be accompanied by parent) and immunizations (must bring vaccination records). The Carnival also includes: free health screenings - including cholesterol and glucose tests - blood pressure measurements, free expert one-on-one consultations, free relaxing massages and opportunities to win prizes from Florida Blue. All this happens at The Falls (8888 SW 136 St., Miami, FL 33176).