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Parents Reminded of Immunization Requirements For Students Entering Grades 7 Through 12: Free Immunizations Offered at Upcoming Clinics
Parents of incoming students entering grades seven (7) through 12 are reminded that immunization requirements require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination. Students who do not show proof of vaccinations by Monday, September 23 will be excluded from school until documentation is received.
Montgomery County Health and Human Services staff will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming students at several locations through the county. No appointment is necessary. A parent or designated adult must be present. Please bring a copy of the child’s immunization record to the clinic.
The locations and clinic hours are:
Germantown Health Center 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown
Dennis Avenue Health Center 2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring
School Health Services Center 4910 Macon Road, Rockville
Silver Spring Health Center 8630 Fenton Street, 10th floor, Silver Spring
Select schools will also offer vaccinations at special clinics:
Monday, September 16 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 19 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.
For more information on immunizations, call the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services’ Immunization Program at 240-777-1050 or School Health Services at 240-777-1550.
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