Information from Delegate Bill Frank:
Department of Health Encourages Parents to S.A.V.E.
Before School Starts!
Start Administering Vaccines EarlyWHAT:
To assist parents in getting their children immunized before the start of the 2012-2013 school year, the Baltimore County Department of Health will provide recommended vaccines at no cost for children up to age 18 who are eligible under the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. The VFC program includes, among others, children who are eligible for Medicaid and children who have no health insurance. No appointment is necessary.Parents must bring a copy of their child’s immunization record. Meningitis vaccine will also be available at no cost for students entering college.WHEN & WHERE:
Monday, August 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Woodlawn Health Center1811 Woodlawn DriveBaltimore, Maryland 21207
Wednesday, August 8 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.Eastern Family Resource Center9100 Franklin Square DriveBaltimore, MD 21237
For more information on childhood immunization requirements, contact the Immunization Action Program at 410-887-2705 or visit www.baltimorecountymd.gov/go/health.# # #Baltimore County Department of HealthDrumcastle Government Center6401 York Road, 3rd FloorBaltimore, MDÂ Â 21212-2130Phone: 410-887-BCHD (2243)Fax: 410-337-4751E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org ( mailto:email@example.com )