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Immunization Clinics

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The Posey County Health Department will have an immunization clinic Wednesday, June 26 at the Coliseum in Mount Vernon from 2-4 p.m.
Immunizations for the 2013-14 school year include:
All Kindergarten students will be required to have one of the required doses of polio vaccine given on or after the fourth birthday, and at least six months after the previous dose.
All sixth through 12th grade students will be required to have two doses of varicella vaccine, given on or after the first birthday, and separated by age-appropriate intervals as defined by the CDC, or a history of chickenpox disease documented by the parent/guardian.
Those students will also be required to have one dose of Tdap given on or after the 10th birthday, and one dose of meningococcal conjugate vaccine.
Parents and guardians are asked to bring their child's shot records.
For more information about the immunization clinics, call the Posey County Health Department at 838-1328 or 838-1330.
Note: Indiana State Law 21-40-5-4 and 21-40-5-6 provides exemptions to vaccination requirements.