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Children and Young Adults Received FREE Vaccinations

BROWARD HEALTH, MEMORIAL HEALTHCARE SYSTEM AND COMMUNITY CARE PLAN HOSTED VACCINATE BROWARD ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 3

Mark Sprada, Broward Health Vice President of Strategy & Clinical Operations; Suzanne Tamargo, Communications & Marketing Director for Community Care Plan; Jessica Lerner, President & CEO of Community Care Plan; and Dr. Aldo Calvo, M.D., Medical Director of Broward Health Community Health Services

More than 375 children and young adults received FREE vaccinations on Saturday, August 3, during Vaccinate Broward, a collaboration driven by Broward HealthMemorial Healthcare System, and Community Care Plan, to help ensure that children in Broward County are fully vaccinated.

Margaret Grell, M.D., Pediatrician, Memorial Primary Care Center, Carolina Kaack, O’Dane Hanson, Emmanuel Arroyo, and Isaiah Arroyo

Vaccinate Broward, which took place at 10 select Broward Health and Memorial Primary Care locations in Broward County, offered vaccinations for children and young adults ages 4-20, including any child who had fallen behind on his or her vaccination schedule and those planning to go to college in the fall.

Vaccinations included:

  • DTaP: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Acellular Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • IPV: Inactivated Poliovirus
  • MMR: Measles-Mumps-Rubella
  • Varicella: Chickenpox
  • HPV: Human Papillomavirus Infection
  • Tdap: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Acellular Pertussis (Whooping Cough)
  • Meningococcal: Meningitis

The goal of Vaccinate Broward was to educate the public about disease prevention through vaccination, dispel common misconceptions about vaccinations, and provide free vaccinations to Broward County children and young adults. 


To learn more, please visit www.VaccinateBroward.com.

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