SAN ANGELO, TX –– This Saturday the San Angelo Independent School District will be partnering with Shannon to host an immunization clinic for Texas families with middle-school-age children.
Texas law requires students to be up to date to attend school. For seventh-graders, the state mandates they have the TDAP and Meningococcal (MCV4) vaccine.
Students from the following schools are eligible to receive the vaccines. Parents and guardians can direct questions to the nurse working at their child's campus.
- Glenn Middle School | Wendi Polhemus at [email protected]
- Lone Star Middle School | Ashley Springer at [email protected]
- Lincoln Middle School | Sean Godfrey at [email protected]
"SAISD is partnering with Shannon to provide this opportunity to families for convenience and accessibility. The health, safety, and well-being of our students, staff, and San Angelo Community continues to be our guiding priority," said the district in a statement. "We appreciate the support and collaboration with Shannon Medical Center in providing this opportunity to our SAISD families."
In addition to receiving the required vaccines, the pop-up clinic will also offer optional flu and Covid-19 vaccines to students over the age of 12.
The clinic will take place on Saturday, October 23rd at Lincoln Middle School –– located at 255 Lake View Heroes Dr. The event will take place from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
No pre-registration is required and walk-ins are welcome. Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian, who must sign the consent paperwork before receiving the vaccines.
Attendees are asked to bring picture IDs, student shot records, and insurance cards. Picture IDs must be presented to receive immunizations.
Covid-19 vaccines are free of cost and flu shots are $35 without insurance. Only personal checks and insurance cards will be accepted –– cash and credit cards will not be accepted.
It will be the responsibility of the parent/guardian to provide the updated records to their child’s campus.