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Back to School Event Offers Immunizations, Physicals, Supplies, & More

Post Date:07/24/2019 8:17 AM

The Abilene Taylor County Public Health District would like to invite the community to its annual Back to School Blowout, offering a variety of services to help parents and kids prepare for the upcoming school year.

Thursday, July 25th from 1:00 to 3:30 p.m. at the Abilene Taylor County Public Health District (850 North 6th Street), Abilene residents will have access to:

  • Back to school or sports physicals. Cost: $22. Texas Health Steps Exams will be available free of charge to Medicaid children not established with a pediatrician.

  • Immunizations (please bring school referrals and current shot records to expedite service).

  • Lead and hemoglobin testing (free of charge for Headstart children)

  • Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) services. Benefit issuance will be available to attending families already enrolled.

Free backpacks will be given to the first 200 school aged children at Blowout, thanks to a sponsorship from VFW Post 6873.

Several other community partners offering family support services and additional school supply giveaways will also be available.

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