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Hampton, Newport News announce back-to-school immunization clinics for 2019-2020 school year

Hampton, Newport News announce back-to-school immunization clinics for 2019-2020 school year
Posted at 12:03 PM, Jul 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-18 12:03:58-04

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. — The Hampton and Peninsula Health Districts (HPHD) have announced back-to-school immunization clinics for the 2019-2020 school year.

Locations for the clinics are in both Hampton and Newport News.

The immunizations being offered are for the ages four to 6-year-old for MMR, DTaP, Polio and Varicella; 11-year-olds for Tdap and HPV.

Officials with HPHD said children entering kindergarten are the most likely to need immunizations.

The most common immunizations needed will be for the ages four to 6-year-olds for MMR, DTaP, Polio, and Varicella and 11-year-olds for Tdap, HPV, and meningococcal.

To get your children vaccinated, HPHD say you must have identification and all records of immunizations, vaccines or shots, plus an insurance card – if you have one.

Below are the locations for the back-to-school immunization clinics for the 2019-2020 school year:

  • Peninsula Health Center at 416 J. Clyde Morris Boulevard from August 26 – September 6 with immunization registration from 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.; 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Extended hours September 3 from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Hampton Health Center at 3130 Victoria Boulevard from August 26 – September 6 with immunization registration from 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.; 1 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Extended hours September 3 from 7:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

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