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Parents Reminded of Immunization Requirements For Students Entering Grades 7 Through 12: Free Immunizations Offered at Upcoming Clinics

For Immediate Release: Monday, September 9, 2019

Parents of incoming students entering grades seven (7) through 12 are reminded that immunization requirements require students to have one Tdap (Tetanus-diphtheria-attenuated pertussis) and one meningococcal (MCV4) vaccination.  Students who do not show proof of vaccinations by Monday, September 23 will be excluded from school until documentation is received.

Montgomery County Health and Human Services staff will provide free Tdap and MCV4 vaccinations to incoming students at several locations through the county.  No appointment is necessary.  A parent or designated adult must be present.  Please bring a copy of the child’s immunization record to the clinic.

The locations and clinic hours are:

Germantown Health Center 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown

  • Thursdays (September 12 and 19), 1 to 4 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 24, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Dennis Avenue Health Center 2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring

  • Tuesdays, (September 10, 17, 24), 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Thursday, September 19, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Monday, September 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Wednesday, September 25, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

School Health Services Center 4910 Macon Road, Rockville

  • Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Silver Spring Health Center 8630 Fenton Street, 10th floor, Silver Spring

  • Wednesday, September 18, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • Tuesday, September 24, 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Select schools will also offer vaccinations at special clinics:

Monday, September 16 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • Roberto Clemente Middle School, 18808 Waring Station Road, Germantown
  • Argyle Middle School, 2400 Bel Pre Road, Silver Spring
  • Benjamin Banneker Middle School, 14800 Perrywood Drive, Burtonsville

Thursday, September 19 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

  • Julius West Middle School, 651 Great Falls Road, Rockville
  • Montgomery Village Middle School, 19300 Watkins Mill Road, Montgomery Village
  • Silver Spring International Middle School, 313 Wayne Avenue, Silver Spring

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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Media Contact:  Mary Anderson, 240-777-6534

Release ID: 19-299
Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6534