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Newspapers covering Hoffman Estates:

Back to School physical and immunization clinics

Post Date:07/09/2015 5:00 PM

The Village of Hoffman Estates Department of Health and Human Services will offer Back-to-School Physicals for school-age children on Monday, August 3, during the Children’s Immunization Clinic. Physicals on August 3 are by appointment only. Call Health and Human Services (HHS) at 847-781-4850 to schedule an appointment and make arrangements to send immunization records to HHS prior to July 27.

Physicals are required for preschool, kindergarten, sixth and ninth grades as well as children who are new to the school district. Athletes must obtain a physical every year. High school students need a physical and updated immunizations before the first day of class. During the August 3 Clinic, physicals for children attending preschool to grade 12 will be available and performed by physicians from Alexian Brothers Medical Group. The cost for a physical is $10 for those who are underinsured, uninsured, or have AllKids (cash or check only). On August 3, required vaccines will be given at the Children’s Clinic, one hour prior to the child’s scheduled physical appointment.

On Monday, August 3, immunizations will still be available for all children ages 2 months to 18 years. A second clinic for school-age children, held on Monday, August 17 will offer immunizations only. Both clinics will be held from 3:30 – 6 p.m. at the Village Hall (Main Entrance), 1900 Hassell Road. All communities welcome. No appointments are needed to receive only vaccines at the immunization clinic. Shot records are required for children to receive an immunization.

For Hoffman Estates resident children ages two months to kindergarten, monthly Baby Clinics are held by appointment on the second Tuesday of each month, from 10 a.m. to noon at Village Hall, 1900 Hassell Road. The next Baby Clinic will be held on Tuesday, August 11. Call 847-781-4850 to schedule an appointment.

Each vaccine costs $8 for residents of Hoffman Estates, Elk Grove Village and Schaumburg and $10 for all other communities. Each TB tests costs $8 for Hoffman Estates residents and $10 for all other communities. Cash or checks accepted.

Find all clinic schedules online at www.hoffmanestates.org/clinics.

 

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