Flu Vaccine Clinic for Students, October 27, 2017
Information packets regarding our upcoming Flu Vaccination Clinics, in all 6 of our schools has been sent home. If you did not receive the information, it is available for you to download.
Influenza is a very contagious respiratory illness caused by influenza viruses. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccination each year. The Mount Rogers Health District in partnership with the Bristol Virginia Public Schools will be offering the vaccination to all students free of charge on October 27th. Medicaid or insurance may be billed, but parents will not be charged or billed. If you would like for your child to receive the flu vaccine, please complete the parental consent form, and return to your child’s school as soon as possible.
If your you have any questions please contact your school nurse or the Bristol VA Health Department.
Darlene Becker RN, BSN
Coordinating School Nurse
Bristol Virginia Public Schools