Free immunizations provided at Back-to-School health fair

By Micah Wilkins
Northeast News
July 30, 2014

KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City Health Department is hosting a no-cost back-to-school health fair.

Start the school year off right by ensuring that you’re in good health and that your immunizations are up to date. From 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 9., the Health Department, and HealthCare USA, will offer free immunizations, sports physicals, screenings and other services at the Health Department building, 2400 Troost Ave.

The services provided include:

• Dental assessments

• All recommended childhood vaccines

• Some adult vaccines including TDaP, Meningococcal and HPV

• STI testing

• Blood pressure screenings

• Breast exams

• Sports physicals

• Well child checks

To make an appointment for a sports physical or a well-child exam, call 816-513-6108. All other services will be offered on a first-come, first-serve basis.

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