(Joplin, MO) – Joplin Health Department’s Community Health Nurses will offer vaccinations at the Joplin Schools Open House on Thursday, August 17. Nurses will offer immunizations for both high school and middle school students during this event which runs from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm.
Nurses will offer vaccines for middle school students, including Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) vaccine and meningococcal vaccines. High school students can receive their meningococcal vaccine during this time. Parents are reminded to bring their student’s immunization records with them.
The Joplin Health Department offers immunizations for children living within Joplin city limits or are enrolled in a Joplin public or private school. They can provide immunizations for the uninsured or underinsured, and those with Medicaid. They also accept many area insurances.
If unable to attend the open house and are interested in these immunizations, please contact the Joplin City Health Department at 417.623.6122, ext. 1266.
Joplin Health Department
417.623.6122, ext. 1256