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Immunization Records

Florida Department of Health in Alachua County

Immunization Records

Every child entering a Florida school for the first time needs the Florida Certification of Immunization form (also known as Form 680 or “blue card”). This form must be completed by a physician or a Florida county health department. Please note: Form 680 may be printed on blue or white paper; as long as the form is certified, it is an official form.

Submitting out-of-state/country records for transfer

Complete/submit the following information to DOH-Alachua at least three weeks prior to school orientation/registration:

Keep copies for your records; never submit original documents. Make sure writing is legible.

Submit documentation by one of the following options:

  • Option 1: Fax documents to DOH-Alachua at 352-334-7943
  • Option 2: Mail documents to Florida Department of Health in Alachua County, ATTN: Immunizations, 224 SE 24th Street; Gainesville, FL 32641
  • Option 3: Drop documents off in person at one of DOH-Alachua office locations:
East Gainesville - 224 SE 24th Street, Gainesville, FL
Alachua Clinic - 15530 NW US Hwy 441 Suite 10010, Alachua, FL
SW Clinic - 816 SW 64th Terrace, Gainesville, FL

All records will be processed within 48 hours of receipt. A nurse will notify parent/guardian when record is entered into FLShots and advise parent/guardian if child will need additional vaccines. Illegible/incomplete patient information will not be processed.

Copies of immunization records can be picked up in person at DOH-Alachua office. Records cannot be faxed or emailed back.