Free Tdap shots to be offered for students

vgrooms@thesunnews.comJuly 31, 2013 

— All seventh-grade students attending S.C. schools will be required to show proof of Tdap immunization, a booster vaccine that protects children from three dangerous diseases: tetanus, diphtheria and whooping cough, according to a news release from Horry County Schools.

The S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control is offering free Tdap shots during a special clinic on Aug. 17 at Coastal Grand Mall in Myrtle Beach from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The clinic can be most easily accessed through the mall entrance between Dillard’s and Bed, Bath and Beyond.

For more information, go to http://tinyurl.com/oroo4p8.

Contact VICKI GROOMS at 443-2401 or follow her at Twitter.com/TSN_VickiGrooms.

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