You don’t have to wait to get your kids immunized for the upcoming school year, and Dallas County Health and Human Services is hoping that you won’t.
Parents whose children need last minute immunizations may visit two places this week to take care of it.
School districts across North Texas will be welcoming students back to class next week. For many, Friday is the last opportunity to receive the required immunizations for students.
The measles and the vaccination to prevent it aren’t something mother of two, Cabrini McCadney, really ever thought about until now.
Believe it or not, students will be returning to class at the end of next month. So, health officials in Dallas County are already urging parents to make sure their children have all their vaccinations.
The rate of children entering private schools without all of their shots jumped by 10 percent last year, while the opt-out figures held steady in public schools for the first time since 2004.
Dallas County Health and Human Services is offering back to school immunizations for students whose private insurance does not cover vaccines.
Health officials have issued a warning for kids who have not yet rolled up their sleeves for immunizations. Don’t wait until the last minute.
A lot of kids in Dallas County won’t be able to go to school today because they never got their required shots.