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Free Vaccinations Offered at Health Clinics for Students Entering Seventh Grade

For Immediate Release: Monday, August 7, 2017

Montgomery County health officials urge parents of students entering seventh grade to be sure their students show proof of vaccination against Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) and Meningococcal meningitis (MCV4) prior to the start of the 2017-2018 school year.  Students not in compliance with Maryland vaccination requirements will be excluded from attending school until they provide documentation of the required Tdap and MCV immunizations.  The requirements are in place throughout the State of Maryland.


Free Tdap and MCV4 immunizations will be offered to incoming students at the following locations:


School Health Services Center
4910 Macon Road, Rockville

Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays

8:30 – 11:30 a.m.


Dennis Avenue Health Center

2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring


8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Germantown Health Center

12900 Middlebrook Road, 2nd floor, Germantown
Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Thursdays 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.


Silver Spring Health Center

8630 Fenton Street, 10th floor, Silver Spring

Wednesdays 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.


A copy of the child’s immunization record must be presented to staff to receive vaccinations.  For more information on immunizations, call the Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services’ Immunization Program at 240-777-1050 or School Health Services at 240-777-1550.  

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Release ID: 17-439
Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534