The Hays County Local Health Department and Live Oak Health Partners Community Clinic want to lessen the sting of back-to-school immunizations by providing a week of free vaccinations for eligible children.
The free vaccinations will take place from August 19th – 23rd from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 401 Broadway St. in San Marcos. Children who qualify for the free vaccinations must be 18 years of age or younger, and be uninsured, under-insured, on Medicaid, or CHIP. Children covered by insurance are also welcome to attend although are not eligible for free vaccinations.
On Monday, August 19th from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., children can come by to receive their necessary immunizations and enjoy free games, snacks, and prizes from local businesses. Bring your camera, because throughout the day parents can take photos of their children with various emergency vehicles: a firetruck, ambulance and S.W.A.T. vehicles will be on the scene. They’ll even have a chance to visit the Bookmobile provided by Community Action Inc. of Central Texas. Parents will have the opportunity to gather information from the many organizations that will also be available to discuss services they provide for our community as well as get a few treats of their own.
For information about the event or to check your child’s eligibility, call 512-393-5520.