Health department free Tdap vaccines

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2013 at 9:57 am

FREE Tdap vaccine is available on Fridays, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Lincoln County Health Department, for anyone 11 years and older. (The Tdap shot provides protection from Tetanus, Diphtheria and Whooping Cough.)

Vaccines will also be available at the health department booth at the Lincoln County Relay for Life event on Friday, Aug. 2, from 6 to 9 p.m. at Clonts Field. For more information call 636-528-6117.

“Our goal is to protect the youngest children that are not yet protected,: said Donna Walton, health department nurse. “Children until they receive the third or fourth boosting dose of DTaP are vulnerable to whooping cough when exposed.

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