Health department, R-II teaming up to fight flu

Health department, R-II teaming up to fight flu
Montgomery County Health Department is working with the Montgomery County R-II School District  to give seasonal influenza (Flu) vaccine.  
 
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices strongly recommends that all individuals age 6 months of age and older be vaccinated against the Flu.  Vaccination is the best way to protect your child and their close contacts from the Flu. 
For more information on Influenza you may visit the CDC’s Influenza web sites at http://www.cdc.gov/flu/ and https://www.cdc.gov/flu/parents.
 
Montgomery County Health Department will be offering the flu vaccine to all students (ages 4 through 18) and all staff at all four schools in the district. 
 
Jonesburg Elementary will be held on Friday, Oct. 11, Montgomery City Elementary will be on Tuesday, Oct. 22, and the Middle School and High School will be on Friday, Oct. 25.
 
Vaccine Information Statement for Flu Vaccine are available from your school nurses or at the Health Department. 
 
If you would like for your child to receive the flu vaccine at school, please register online at  www.SchoolCares.com and use access CODE:  MO04914 (second O is a zero).  Choose your child’s school to begin registration. Once complete you will receive a confirmation page confirming your child has been registered.  
The deadline for registration is Oct. 4 for Jonesburg Elementary and Oct. 15 for Montgomery City Elementary, Middle School and High School.  
 
If you are unable to register online, you may get a registration form from your school nurse. 
 
If you have additional questions about this program, please call the Montgomery County Health Department at 573-564-2495 or a school nurse.    

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