Health departments to offer free vaccines

County health departments will offer free adolescent immunizations during the last two weeks of June.
The Mississippi Department of Health will provide free immunizations from June 18 to 29 to boost the rate of tweens and teens who have received three recommended vaccines.
The free immunizations are open to all children 11 to 18 and include the three vaccines recommended for that age group – Tdap, HPV and meningococcal.
Starting this August, all students entering seventh grade in Mississippi will be required to receive a Tdap booster and present an updated immunization form for school registration.
For more information, visit www.healthyms.com or call (866) 458-4948.
Daily Journal, Monroe Journal and wire reports