Back-to-School Immunization Clinics Through August

School starts later this month, meaning it's about that time for parents to consider some immunization clinics for kids that are happening through the month of August.

The Nueces County Public Health District is hosting clinics throughout the month in various locations. Below is a list of those clinics.

Below is a list of upcoming clinics:

8 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 6: Gloria Hicks Elementary, 3602 McArdle Road.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 8: Flour Bluff High School band hall, 2505 Waldron Road.

8 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9: Cornerstone Church, 3409 Waldron Road.

10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 16: Miller High School Health Fair, 1 Battlin' Buc Boulevard.

9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 23: Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health Department, 1702 Horne Road.

The clinics are open to school-aged children who meet the following requirements:

A. Enrolled in Medicaid.
B. Is an American Indian, or
C. Is an Alaskan Native, or
D. Does not have health insurance
E. Not accepting CHIPS at this time (must go to doctor's office for immunizations)
F. Is underinsured.

Make sure you bring your child's immunization record, current Medicaid card, cash ($10 a shot and no more than $30 per child), and the parent or guardian must have identification.

Dr. Jaime Fergie, a pediatrician that specializes in infectious diseases at Driscoll Children's Hospital, joined 3News Live on set to talk about the importance of vaccinations.


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