The Florida Department of Health in Hillsborough County's Immunization Program promotes and protects the public’s health through reduction and eventual elimination of vaccine-preventable diseases by providing vaccine administration, education on receiving timely immunizations, surveillance and monitoring.
We provide immunizations for children and adults. Adult immunizations are offered on a fee for service basis (Vaccine Price List). Eligible children receive
8605 N. Mitchell Ave
Tampa, FL 33604
We offer morning (7:30A-11:00A) services onlyon the second and fourth Tuesday of each month.
We are closed on the following holidays or days of observation:
- New Year's Day
- Birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
- Memorial Day
- Independence Day
- Labor Day
- Veterans' Day
- Thanksgiving Day
- Friday after Thanksgiving Day
- Christmas Day
Appointment - Appointments are the preferred method to receive adult immunizations. To schedule an appointment, please call (813) 307-8077.
Walk-ins - Walk-in adult immunization services are available Monday-Friday
Appointment - Appointments are not necessary
Walk-ins - Walk-in childhood immunization services are available Monday-Friday
Vaccines for Children Program (VFC)
The Vaccines for Children Program offers vaccines at no cost for eligible children. Children through 18 years of age who meet at least one of the following criteria are eligible to receive VFC vaccine:
- American Indian or Alaska native
Children whose health insurance covers the cost of vaccinations are not eligible for VFC vaccines. Children enrolled in the Florida KidCare Program, including MediKids and the Healthy Kids program, are insured and therefore not eligible to receive VFC vaccines.
Please note: If your child has a pediatrician that provides immunizations, it is recommended that you take your child to their pediatrician for immunizations.
DOCUMENTS - Parents are required to bring their photo identification and
RELIGIOUS EXEMPTIONS - Individuals requesting Religious Exemptions need to apply in person and bring
COLLEGE FORMS - The Department of Health will complete college forms if all documentation is provided at the time of visit (Photo ID, Immunization History, Titer if indicated). A fee of $15.00 is collected for the completion of college form. This service is only available on a walk-in basis and is offered on a first come-first serve basis. Wait times average 1-2 hours and vary based upon service performed and