Logan County Department of Public Health to extend clinic on August 7th for back to school vaccines

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[July 25, 2019] 

The Logan County Department of Public Health (LCDPH) would like to remind parents that Illinois law requires students in Illinois schools to be immunized against certain vaccine-preventable diseases. To accommodate busy lives, LCDPH is extending its back to school immunization clinic hours of operation to 7pm on Wednesday, August 7th.

The following vaccines are required for children entering preschool and grades K-12: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), measles, mumps, rubella, polio, haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib), varicella (chickenpox), pneumococcal, meningitis and hepatitis B. Students entering college should check with the health services at their college regarding immunization requirements.

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LCDPH is located at 109 3rd Street, Lincoln, Illinois. The immunization clinic regularly operates Monday thru Friday from 7:30am-3:45pm. All major insurances are accepted. Please contact LCDPH with any immunization questions at 217-735-2317. For information regarding LCDPH services, you can also log onto their website at WWW.LCDPH.ORG.

[Don Cavi, MS, LEHP
Public Health Administrator
Logan County Department of Public Health]

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