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Agency: Now is the time to schedule student vaccinations | Health

The South Central Public Health District is encouraging parents to schedule standard vaccinations for children before they return to school later this summer.

Children should be vaccinated multiple times before entering kindergarten, seventh grade and senior year of high school, the district noted, and most colleges and universities also require prospective students to be vaccinated before enrolling. in lessons.

“Parents of children of all ages are encouraged to review their children’s immunization records to ensure they are following CDC guidelines,” the district said in a news release.