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Fully Immunize your child by age 2 poster

Childhood Immunization Schedule for children 6 years of Age and Younger banner
Fully Immunize your child by age two. Get the best protection for your child—make sure your child is immunized on schedule. For a complete list of recommended immunizations, just select your child’s birth date. Refer to the Instant Childhood Immunization Scheduler. To make an appointment call: (352) 527-0247


By age two, children should have these shots below:

  • DTap - 4 doses

  • HIB - 4 doses

  • Hepatitis B - 3 doses

  • Pneumococcal -  4 doses

  • MMR - 1 dose

  • IPV - 3 doses

  • Chickenpox - 1 dose

Check link for more immunization information: Immunize Florida


Child Health Services
Our pediatric staff strives to provide continuity of care by working closely with other community child services such as WIC, Children Medical Services, Healthy Start, and the school health program.

Our services include:

  • Comprehensive sick and well child care

  • School, Sports, and daycare physical examinations

  • Routine childhood immunizations are free to all children under age 18.

Fee for services are based on family income, Medicaid, CMS, Title XXI, and Florida Healthy Kids.

School Health Program
Students attending school require health services, either for minor injuries, Girl in schoolsudden illnesses, ongoing medical problems, administration of medication, or acute mental or social problems.

The Citrus County Health Department School Health Program ensures that school children are healthy in the classroom, and ready and able to learn. School nurses use their skills as educators, managers, counselors, and health service providers in the schools, and plan and carry out a TOTAL school health program. Their aim is to maximize each child's potential to learn and grow by providing them with the best possible health care.

Some of the services that the School Nurses provide are review of health records, including immunization records, with referrals for needed boosters and medications; develop and coordinate individualized care plans for special needs students; provide screenings; provide training for school staff; provide health education and counseling on numerous health subjects.

To make an appointment call: (352) 527-0247







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