Hundreds of Washoe Students Need Vaccinations

RENO, NV - About a thousand seventh graders in Washoe County need to be immunized this week.

Traditional school kicks off Monday, August 30th, and many students don't have the current immunizations they're required to have to get back into school. Nevada law requires students going into 7th grade to get the T-dap vaccination against Tetanus, Diptheria, and Pertussis.

All students enrolling in school for the first time have to have shots for Hepatitis-A, Hepatitis-B and Varicella.

You can check with your doctor, or check this list of vaccination clinics available this week:

Saint Mary’s Immunization Clinic
343 Elm Street, Suite 203, Reno
Monday, August 23 through August 26, 8 a.m. to 4:30.
Appointments and walk-in, all required shots for K-12. Call (775) 770-7100
Friday, August 27 and Saturday, August 28, 8 a.m. to noon.
Appointments only, all required shots for K-12. Call (775) 770-7100

Washoe County Health District
1001 East Ninth Street, Building B, Reno
Monday, August 23 through Friday August 27, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Appointments and walk-ins, Tdap only.

HAWC Community Health Center
1055 South Wells Avenue, Reno
Wednesday and Thursday.
Appointments only, Call (775) 329-6300

Orvis School of Nursing Clinic
01 West Second Street, Reno
Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Friday, 8 a.m. to noon.
Appointments only, all required shots for K-12. Call (775) 327-5000

Renown Wellness
956 Willow Street, Reno
Monday through Friday
Appointments only, Tdap only.(775) 982-5433

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