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For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 26, 2020

County health officials are offering free immunizations to eligible children so that immunization requirements are met before the beginning of the upcoming 2020-21 school year.  Children returning to virtual school on Monday, Aug. 31 are required to have immunizations up to date, and parents must submit documentation by the first day of attendance. If students are not in compliance with immunization requirements, they can be excluded from school beginning Sept. 20.

Immunizations for students new to Montgomery County Public Schools and children in kindergarten through 12th grade are available Monday through Friday, by appointment, at locations in Silver Spring and Germantown.

Appointments are available at: 

Dennis Avenue Health Center 2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring; Phone: 240-777-1050

Germantown Health Center 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown; Phone: 240-777-3380 

There will be two additional clinics offered on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Sept. 19 at the Dennis Ave. Health Center location.

Parents can access their child’s vaccination record online at no cost at the Maryland Department of Health’s web portal. Users can view and print official copies of vaccination records without a request to their health care provider.

For more Information about Maryland’s immunization requirements can be found on the Maryland Health Department’s website.

For COVID-19  updates, visit the County’s COVID-19 website.  Follow Montgomery County on Facebook @MontgomeryCountyInfo and Twitter @MontgomeryCoMD.

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Release ID: 20-451
Media Contact: Mary Anderson 240-777-6507