As students prepare for a semester of new classrooms and old friends, and parents ready them with new pens and cool haircuts, it’s easy to overlook one of the most important new school year preparations: immunizations.Continue reading
The start of the new school year is just around the corner, and one of the things all students need to have is up-to-date immunizations.
Which immunizations are required for your child? Visit the Heath & Medical Services Departments’ website for the lists.
Here’s some good news: Your child can get back-to-school immunizations for free. Here’s where and when you can get them in Houston. Parents must accompany their child and have their child’s immunization records in order to qualify.
Back to School Fest, set for Saturday, August 11, looks to be a full morning of family fun. The festival, held at Reliant Center, will offer games for children, health screenings, free immunizations, school uniforms, and school supplies.
See photos of volunteers getting ready for this annual event: