School System and Health Department to Offer FluMistŪ in Schools
Release Date: 9/1/2010 11:47:38 AM
Carroll County Public Schools and the Carroll County Health Department are again partnering to provide flu vaccine for children. FluMist® will be offered in the schools to all eligible students in grades K – 8 in Carroll County Public Schools beginning in mid-October. Schools will send information and consent forms home with students on September 13, 2010. All forms MUST be returned by September 27, 2010, in order for the student to participate in the program.
The Carroll County Health Department will also offer free vaccines (FluMist® and regular flu vaccine) in special clinics at the Health Department for students in private schools or home instruction programs and those who were ineligible or unavailable for the vaccine program in the schools. The dates and times for the in-school and Health Department clinics will be announced at a later time.