September 29, 2020
The 2020-21 injectable Influenza vaccine (flu shot) will be given free of charge to students at Southern Boone Middle Schools on October 26, 2020 from 9 a.m - 11 a.m.. The Columbia/Boone County Department of Public Health and Human Services will be onsite to administer the vaccine. This opportunity to have your child vaccinated is strongly encouraged, but it is NOT mandatory. For your child to be vaccinated, the 2020 Influenza "Flu" Vaccine School-Based Clinic Consent Form must be:
Information Statements. If you decline, or do not return the required permission form to the school, the free flu vaccine will not be given to your student at school.
If you return the consent form, and your child receives the flu vaccine elsewhere, it is important that you notify your school nurse immediately. This will prevent your child from receiving an unnecessary second dose of vaccine. Boone County's free flu vaccine program is made possible by these generous partners:
These organizations are funding free flu shots for all Boone County children age 6 months - 18 years of age. Children who do not get the vaccine at school may receive free flu shots at the health department clinic, 1005 West Worley. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 573-874-7356.
If you have any further questions please contact your school nurse, Brenda Curtis, 573-657-3222 or firstname.lastname@example.org