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The Florida Department of Health works to protect, promote, and improve the health of all people in Florida through integrated state, county, and community efforts.

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Florida Department of Health - Highlands County

  •  863-386-6040

    Mailing Address

    7205 South George Boulevard Sebring, FL 33875 



Vaccines Available and Eligibility  

Immunization is one of the best ways to protect yourself and others against infectious diseases.  Vaccines are the first line of defense against diseases such as polio, measles, mumps, rubella, influenza, tetanus, diphtheria, pertussis, and COVID-19. Vaccines in the United States today are considered the safest and most effective in history.

The Florida Department of Health in Highlands County protects the health and safety of our communities by providing immunization services and education to the public on the importance of vaccines. Childhood, adult, and travel vaccines are available.

Immunizations (shots) prevent disease in those who receive them, and protect those who come into contact with unvaccinated individuals.  Vaccines reduce the risk of infection by working with the body's natural defenses to help it safely develop immunity to disease. 

DOH-Highlands offers the following vaccines for children:

  • DTap
  • Hepatitis B
  • HIB
  • Rotavirus
  • Meningococcal (Menactra)
  • MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella)
  • Pneumococcal (Prevnar)
  • Polio
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria
  • TdaP
  • HPV (Human Pappilomavirus) – Gardasil (now offered to boys and girls)

Who is Eligible?

Children from birth through 18 years of age.


What is the Fee?

Vaccines for Children immunizations are provided to children who meet program eligibility at no cost to the parent/guardian.  We do accept Medicaid and most insurance.

Is an Appointment Required?

No appointment is needed.  You can walk-in for immunization services during the hours listed below.

Clinic Hours:

Monday-Friday: 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

What should I bring with me? (i.e. for eligibility, etc.)

  • A valid photo I.D. (such as a Driver’s License)
  • Your child’s insurance card
  • Your child’s shot records (if you have moved to Florida from out of state)


We are here to help!  If you have any questions, please call us at 863-382-7272