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Health department extends hours for two days for immunizations
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There will be extended hours for back-to-school immunizations at the Effingham County Health Department 802 Highway 119 South, Springfield.
July 15
8 a.m.-7 p.m.
July 29
8 a.m.-7 p.m.

School-aged children are required to get certain immunizations before going back to school.

The Effingham County Health Department offers immunizations Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. year-round; however, to make it convenient for parents to get their children immunized, the health department will extend clinic hours on July 15 and 29 until 7 p.m.

Parents are urged not to wait until the last minute and are encouraged to take advantage of the upcoming extended-hour immunization clinics. Appointments are encouraged.

For more information on immunization requirements, eligibility criteria and/or to make an appointment, please call the health department at 754-6484.