Adult and Travel Immunizations
Florida Department of Health in Manatee County
- 941-748-0747 (24 Hours/Day)
410 6th Avenue East
Bradenton, FL 34208
At DOH-Manatee, we offer immunizations for adults and international travelers.
Immunizations are available Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that all vaccinations are offered on an appointment-only basis.
For an appointment: please call (941) 748-0747 press 4.
We use Florida SHOTS, the state's electronic database for storing immunization information. No matter where you may eventually live in Florida, your child's immunization information is only a mouse click away.
Adult immunizations (also called vaccines) are a safe, effective way to protect the spread of serious diseases. We offer the immunizations that are often required for college, jobs and immigration.
Travel healthy with DOH-Manatee. If you are taking an international trip, your travel checklist should include a visit to our Travelers Health Clinics. Our health professionals will help you learn about immunizations and other precautions recommended for your specific destination.
Who should visit the Travelers Health Clinic?
- People traveling overseas for business or vacation
- College-age students who will be studying abroad
- Those visiting other countries for mission trips or international adoptions
It's best to visit us 4-6 weeks prior to your departure.
Some vaccines are given in a series or take time become effective. Appointments are strongly encouraged. Bring available shot records.
Which vaccinations do I need?
Each area of the world has different requirements, and you will want to be protected regardless of where you travel. Our qualified staff will recommend vaccinations and other precautions based on your destination. DOH-Manatee is a state-certified yellow fever vaccination provider.
Additionally, it is a good idea to keep your flu vaccine up to date whether travelling in-country or out and to be current with routine adult vaccinations.
Common travel vaccines - we stock these and many more!
DOH-Manatee offers one-stop service at competitive prices. We stock many vaccines that are not readily available elsewhere. Click on a vaccine below to get more information from the CDC (Centers for Disease Control & Prevention).
- Hepatitis A and/or Hepatitis B
- Yellow Fever
- Tetanus, Diphtheria and Pertussis (Tdap or TD)
Even if you were vaccinated as a child for these illnesses, immunity tends to wane over time. Booster shots are often necessary to maintain adequate protection from these diseases, which in rare instances can cause deafness and even death.
- Meningococcal (especially for college students and certain travelers)
- Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)
- Influenza (Flu)