Nursing & Wellness will be hosting a FREE Tdap clinic at Madison High School, Room 103 on Monday Aug.19, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Madison is located at 4833 Doliva Drive (92117; room 103 is located across from the main parking lot.

California law requires that all students going into 7th grade be immunized with a pertussis (whooping cough) vaccine booster called Tdap. Schools must receive proof of the Tdap booster before the student can attend class in the fall unless they have a documented exemption. In addition, any student transferring into grades 8-12 will also need to show proof of Tdap booster given after the age of 7 years.

Children must be accompanied by a parent/guardian to receive the free Tdap booster at the clinic.

Parents, if your child received the Tdap booster over the summer, email the information to Adrienne Lenhoff at alenhoff@sandi.net.

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