CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Medical experts joined 3News at 5 p.m. Wednesday to answer your calls and questions about vaccinations for children. 

According to experts at the Corpus Christi Nueces County Public Health District, you can protect your children from Vaccine-Preventable Diseases by getting them vaccinated. You should make sure your kids get any needed vaccines before the back-to-school rush.

The following are vaccinations for children: 

  • Kindergarten entry should be up-to-date with Dtap, IPV, MMR, Varicella, and Hepatitis A
  • Seventh-grade entry should be up-to-date with Tdap, Meningitis, and HPV
  • 16-year-olds need to get a Meningitis Booster

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