Health Department holding clinic for back to school immunizations in Rolla
The Phelps Maries County Health Department is holding the back to school immunization clinic from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 29, at the department’s location at 200 N. Main St. in Rolla.
The department said appointments are offered on a walk-in, first come first serve basis. Parents or guardians should bring their medicaid or primary insurance card as well as shot records.
Residents can find the 2020-2021 Missouri School Immunization Requirements at https://health.mo.gov/living/wellness/immunizations/pdf/2021schoolrequirements.pdf. The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services states all students must present documentation of up-to-date immunization status, including month, day and year of each immunization before attending school. The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices allows a four-day grace period, where students in all grade levels may receive immunizations up to four days before the due date.