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School flu shot clinics provided by Health Dept. kicking off

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - Once again the Arkansas Department of Health (ADH) and the Arkansas Department of Education (ADE) will be offering season flu vaccines to school children in grades K-12.

The flu shot clinics will begin on October 14 and will last for the next several months.

Before a child can receive the vaccine parents must sign and return a consent form to the school.  Children will not be able to receive the vaccine without signed parental permission.

In Clay County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Corning:  Central Elementary 11/2
  • Corning:  High School 11/3
  • Piggott:  Elementary School 10/26
  • Piggott:  High School 10/14
  • Rector:  Elementary School 10/21
  • Rector:  High School 10/21

In Craighead, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • International Studies 10/18/11
  • Jonesboro High School 10/13/11
  • Annie Camp Jr 11/8/11
  • Bay Elementary 12/5/11
  • Bay High 12/5/11
  • BIC High (Monette) 11/22/11
  • BIC West (Monette) 11/22/11
  • Blessed Sacrament 12/1/11
  • Brookland Pre and elementary 11/2 & 11/3
  • Brookland High 11/2 & 11/3
  • Brookland Middle & Jr 11/2 & 11/3
  • Health and Wellness 11/9/11
  • Jonesboro Pre K and K 11/29/11
  • Macarthur Jr High 11/1/11
  • Math & Science (Philadelphia) 11/30/11
  • Nettleton Fox Meadow Elem. 11/15/11
  • Nettleton Fox Meadow Intermediate 11/15/11
  • Nettleton High 11/18/11
  • Nettleton Intermediate 11/17/11
  • Nettleton Jr High 11/18/11
  • Nettleton Middle Center 11/17/11
  • Ridgefield 11/8/11
  • Riverside High (Lake City) 11/14/11
  • Riverside Jr High (Caraway) 11/14/11
  • Success 11/10/11
  • University Heights Elem. 11/16/11
  • Valley View Elementary 10/17/11
  • Valley View Intermediate 10/19/11
  • Valley View Jr High 10/20/11
  • Valley View Sr High 10/20/11
  • Visual and Performing Arts 10/31/11
  • West Elementary Microsociety 11/7/11

 In Cross County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Cross County High 11/17/11
  • Wynne High 11/15-11/18
  • Wynne Intermediate 11/15-11/18
  • Wynne Junior High 11/15-11/18
  • Wynne Primary 11/15-11/18

In Greene County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Baldwin Elementary 10/26/11
  • Greene County Tech Elem 11/9/11
  • Greene County Tech High 11/2/11
  • Greene County Tech Interm 11/9/11
  • Greene County Tech Jr 11/2/11
  • Greene County Tech Primary 10/13/11
  • Marmaduke Elementary 10/19/11
  • Marmaduke High 10/19/11
  • Oak Grove Elementary 11/4/11
  • Oak Grove Middle 11/4/11
  • Paragould High 11/10/11
  • Paragould Jr High 11/10/11
  • Woodrow Wilson Elementary 10/26/11

 In Independence County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Batesville High 11/15/11
  • Batesville Jr 11/15/11
  • Central Elementary 11/1/11
  • Cord-Charlotte Elementary 10/21/11
  • Eagle Mountain Elem 11/15/11
  • Midland Elementary 10/18/11
  • Newark Elementary 10/21/11
  • Southside Elementary 11/4/11
  • Southside High 11/4/11
  • Southside Middle 11/4/11
  • Sulfur Rock Elementary 11/1/11
  • West Elementary 11/1/11
  • Midland High 10/18/11

In Izard County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Calico Rock Elementary 11/3/11
  • Calico Rock High 11/3/11
  • Izard County Cons. Elementary 11/1/11
  • Izard County Cons. High 11/1/11
  • Izard County Middle 11/1/11
  • Melbourne Elementary 11/2/11
  • Melbourne High 11/2/11
  • Mount Pleasant Elementary 11/2/11

 In Jackson County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Jackson County Consolidated Elem & High 11/3/11
  • Jackson County Consolidated Middle 11/4/1

In Lawrence County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Black Rock Elementary 10/28/11
  • Black Rock High 10/28/11
  • Hillcrest High (Strawberry) 11/1/11
  • Hillcrest Elementary (Lynn) 11/1/11
  • Hillcrest Jr (Strawberry) 11/1/11
  • Hoxie Elementary 11/16/11
  • Hoxie High 11/16/11
  • Imboden Charter 10/21/11
  • Sloan Hendrix Elementary 11/16/11
  • Sloan Hendrix High 11/16/11
  • Walnut Ridge Elementary 10/26/11

In Mississippi County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Armorel Elementary 11/28/11
  • Armorel High 11/28/11
  • BIC East Elementary (Leach) 11/21/11
  • BIC JR (Leachville) 11/21/11
  • Blytheville Charter 10/18/11
  • Blytheville High 10/17/11
  • Blytheville Intermediate 10/18/11
  • Blytheville Kindergarten 11/8/11
  • Blytheville Middle 11/18/11
  • Blytheville Primary 11/8/11
  • Central Elementary 11/14/11
  • Gosnell Elementary 11/1/11
  • Gosnell Secondary 10/21/11
  • Keiser Elementary 11/30/11
  • Luxora Elementary 11/30/11
  • Manila Elementary 10/14/11
  • Manila High 10/14/11
  • North Elementary (Osceola) 11/22/11
  • Osceola Academic Center 11/21/11
  • Osceola High 11/21/11
  • Osceola Middle 11/22/11
  • Rivercrest High 12/1/11
  • Rivercrest Jr 12/1/11
  • West Elementary (Osceola) 11/22/11
  • Wilson Elementary 11/30/11
  • Wilson Middle 11/30/11  

In Poinsett County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • EPC Elementary (Lepanto) 10/31/11
  • EPC Elementary (Tyronza) 10/31/11
  • EPC High 10/31/11
  • Harrisburg Elementary 11/4/11
  • Harrisburg High 11/4/11
  • Harrisburg Middle 11/4/11
  • Marked Tree Elementary 11/21/11
  • Marked Tree High 11/21/11
  • Trumann Cedar Park 11/8/11
  • Trumann High 11/7/11
  • Trumann Intermediate 11/7/11
  • Weiner Elementary 11/10/11
  • Weiner High 11/10/11

In Sharp County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Cave City High 10/17/11
  • Cave City Middle 10/17/11
  • Cherokee Elementary 10/11/11
  • Evening Shade Elementary 10/17/11
  • Highland High 10/11/11
  • Highland Middle 10/11/11

In Stone County, clinics will be held at the following schools:

  • Mt View Elementary 11/4/11
  • Mt View High 11/4/11
  • Stone County Rural Special Elementary 11/4/11
  • Stone County Rural Special High 11/4/11
  • Timbo Elementary 11/4/11
  • Timbo High 11/4/11

Both the nasal mist form and the injectable form of the flu vaccine will be available.  Children who are unable to take the mist form include those less than two years of age; children who have asthma; and children who have an underlying health condition.

Seasonal flu vaccine is not required for children to attend school, but the ADH says it is highly recommended.

For more information go to  www.healthy.arkansas.gov  or http://www.cdc.gov/flu/

 

  

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