Category Archives: Lakeland

Polk County Immunization Workshop! November 4th – at Florida Poly.

We invite you to participate in our free, Annual Immunization Workshop on Saturday, November 4, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.  The workshop will be held at the Florida Polytechnic University campus at 4700 Research Way, Lakeland, FL 33805.

 Keynote speakers:

  • Dr. Alix Casler (Orlando Health – Chief of Pediatrics)

Increasing HPV Vaccination Rates

  • Dr. Greg Savel (Myrtle Ave Pediatrics, Clearwater)

Reducing Vaccine Hesitancy – Increasing Coverage

  • Dr. Daniel Haight (USF/ Lakeland Regional Health)

Travel, Rabies and latest information on vaccine developments

CEUs for Nurses.  Refreshments.  Vendors and prizes.

Eventbrite - Polk County Immunization Coalition Immunization Workshop


A Mom’s Story – suffering from a case of meningitis continues after 11 years

A Mom’s Story

The above article focuses our attention on a mom’s experience after her daughter suffered from meningitis as an infant 11 years ago.  She begins by mentioning the recent death of a Lakeland area high school student.

The Polk County Immunization Coalition works to communicate information about vaccines and immunizations to our community to help families avoid the tragic effects of vaccine-preventable diseases.