MADISON COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – With school just around the corner, parents who still need to get their children’s immunization shots are in luck.
The Madison County Health Department will be operating special immunization clinics for children in need of updated shot records/blue cards at their office located at 301 Max Luther Drive, Huntsville.
The dates for the special immunization clinics are:
-Tuesday, August 6 through Thursday, August 8
-Monday, August 12 through Friday, August 16
-Monday, August 19 and Tuesday, August 20
Patients will be signed in those days between 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. and then again from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Parents should being their child’s shot record or a copy of their most recent blue card with them.
These shots are free, but the Madison County Health Department asks that you bring your insurance cared, if you have one, for possible state reimbursement.
This year, State requirements call for ALL students to have at least one Varicella (chicken pox) vaccine and for students entering the 6th through the 9th grades to have an updated TDaP booster and a new blue card to enter school, according to the Madison County Health Department.
Those in need of the above immunizations and all students entering the Alabama School System for the first time can come to the Health Department, 301 Max Luther Drive, Huntsville.