Free immunizations for children available May 11

Free immunizations for children available May 11

The Indiana Immunization Coalition will be at three Merrillville schools May 11 to provide free immunizations for children.

Children do not have to be students at these schools to receive immunizations at these clinics: 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Merrillville High School, 276 E. 68th Pl.; 9 -11:30 a.m. at Pierce Middle School, 199 E. 70th Pl.; and noon-2 p.m. at Merrillville Intermediate School, 1400 W. 61st Ave.

Parents are requested to complete an online consent form and questionnaire, which can be accessed on the website of the Merrillville Community School Corporation,

These clinics offer an opportunity for parents to get their children caught up on immunizations in preparation for the following school year. 

Vaccines that may be administered include DTaP/Tdap, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, HiB, Polio, Rotavirus, Influenza, MMR, Human Papilloma Virus, Meningitis and Varicella.

For more information, call or text (317) 628-7116.