Richland Public Health offers back-to-school immunizations
July 29, 2019
By: Richland Public Health
MANSFIELD - Students will return to Mansfield City Schools Aug. 22 (grades 4-12) and Aug. 26 (K-3) and certain shots are required for students just starting kindergarten, entering seventh grade and entering high school.
Kindergarten requires a complete series of Dtap (diphtheria/tetanus/pertussis), polio, varicella (chickenpox), Hepatitis B, and MMR vaccinations.
Seventh-grade requires the completed series for kindergarten, plus Tdap (tetanus/ diphtheria/pertussis) and one dose of meningococcal (meningitis) vaccine. Other recommended vaccines are HPV, Hepatitis A and influenza (flu shot).
Grades 10-12 require three of more doses of IPV or OPV, one dose of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine (if not administered before), and one dose of Tdap (if not administered before).
Twelfth-grade requires the second dose (booster) of the meningococcal vaccine (meningitis) if a first dose was given prior to age 16, or a first dose if there were no prior doses. Other recommended vaccines are HPV, Hepatitis A and influenza (flu shot).
Richland Public Health will offer all-day, walk-in, back-to-school immunizations at the regularly scheduled neighborhood immunization clinics throughout the county.
Walk-in clinics at neighborhood immunization clinics:
- 9:30 a.m. to noon Aug. 14 at Shiloh Village Hall.
- 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 14 at Shelby City Hall.
- 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 21 at Springfield Township Fire Station.
- 10 a.m. to noon Aug. 28 at Mifflin Township Fire Station.
- 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 4 at Bellville/Jefferson Township Fire Station.
- 10 a.m. to noon Sept. 11 at Lucas Community Center.
- 2 to 6 p.m. Sept. 11 at Shelby City Hall.
Parents also may schedule immunization appointments at a time convenient for their schedule by calling the Richland Public Health Clinic at 419-774-4700. The clinic is open daily from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and from 9:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesdays. Walk-in are welcome.
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