FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Aug. 3, 2009
Back-to-School immunization clinic Aug. 8
The City of Kansas City, Mo., Health Department is holding a “Back-to-School” immunization clinic on Saturday, Aug. 8, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 2400 Troost Ave., Suite 1100. No appointments are necessary. Participants should plan to arrive early.
Parents and guardians will need to present a copy of their child’s shot records or a letter from the child’s school stating what shots are needed. If the child has previously had shots at the Health Department, parents and guardians may get a copy of the shot record when they register at the event.
Immunizations are free for children who have no insurance, who have limited insurance that does not cover immunization or who are eligible for Medicaid’s Vaccine For Children program.
For more information about this event, call the Health Department at (816) 513-6042. For more information on childhood immunizations, visit our Web site at http://www.kcmo.org/health.
Media inquiries about this topic should be directed to Jeff Hershberger, public information officer for the Health Department, (816) 840-2548 (pager).