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Florida Department of Health in Sumter County

Childhood Immunizations 

Immunizations are provided at no cost to children, from birth through 18 years of age to those who meet eligibility requirements. Before any child may enter daycare or attend school, they must be current on their vaccines. Proof of vaccinations are required. Immunizations can protect your child, family, friends and their families and the community.
For an interactive childhood immunization schedule tool for children 6 years of age and younger visit the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Available vaccines for children at the Sumter County Health Department
Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis (DTap)
Hep A
Hep B
Hib (Haemophilus Influenzae type b)
HPV (Human Papillomavirus Vaccine)
IPV (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
MMR (Measles/Mumps/Rubella)
Meningococcal ACWY
Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td)
Tdap (Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis)

Adult Immunizations 

Some adult immunizations are available. Please contact us for more information and fees.

The following adult immunizations are available (limited quantities) for uninsured clients age 19 and older.

  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV9)
  • Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (TDaP)
  • Pneumococcal
  • Polysaccharide (PPSV) Vaccine

Religious Exemptions 

Form DH 681, Religious Exemption From Immunization, is issued to children younger than 18, if immunizations are in conflict with the religious tenets and practices of the child's parent or guardian. This exemption is issued by a County Health Department (CHD) and based on established religious beliefs or practices only. Exemptions for personal or philosophical reasons are not permitted under Florida law.

Other Immunization Resources 

Easy-To-Read Immunization Schedules
Other helpful vaccine and immunization information -
Vaccinations for Travelers
Vaccination Information Statements
VIS forms in other languages VIS Translations |
What if you don't immunize? 
VIDEO: Immunizations save lives - WHO (World Health Organization)

For questions or to schedule an appointment please call one of our clinics below:

Bushnell Main Clinic
415 East Noble Avenue, Bushnell, FL  33513
PH: 352-569-3102

Wildwood Satellite Clinic
104 Rutland Street, Wildwood, FL  34785
PH: 352-689-6520