Back to School Immunizations: Are You Educated?

It happens every year, right? You go to register your child for school, only to realize… you forgot to update their vaccinations.

Yes, they are a pain, but they help you and your child avoid the “sneeze, cough and yack” songs of mid- Fall. To help you out this season, the Peninsula Health District has decided to provide all vaccinations required for school entry, free of charge.

Study the information below to avoid the hassle of ‘Back to School’ season!


Commonly Asked Questions: 

Q | When does my student need to start regular vaccinations? 
A | Rising kindergartners must receive required vaccinations before entry into school and the Tdap vaccine is required before entry into the sixth grade.

Q | What should I bring to Peninsula Health District for vaccinations? 
A | Bring a copy of the child’s shot record and their insurance card.

Q | How much will the immunizations cost me?
A | Required childhood vaccines are provided free of charge.

Q | Can I send my child in alone to receive the vaccinations? 
A | A parent or guardian must accompany children under 18 years old.

When: (All hours are ‘Walk-In’ hours)
Monday | 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. / 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday* | 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. /  1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Wednesday | 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. only
Thursday | 8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. / 1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.
Friday |  8:00 a.m.-10:30 a.m. /  1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m.

*Check in times will be extended on Tuesday, August 28 and Tuesday, September 4 from 7:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Where: 416 J. Clyde Morris Blvd., Newport News, Va. 23601

Contact:  The immunization clinic at (757)-594-7410