Medical clinics across Clark County are offering free back-to-school vaccines to families without regular health care providers.
All vaccines required for school are free for those up to age 19, but some providers may charge an administrative fee. Parents who cannot afford the fee may ask to have it waived, according to a new release from Clark County Public Health.
Children who are not fully immunized may be sent home from school if a disease outbreak occurs, according to health officials.
Here’s information about clinics offering free vaccines:
Sea Mar Community Health Centers: 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Aug. 8 at 7140 E. Delaware Lane in Vancouver. 360-566-4402.
Lacamas Medical Group: 2 to 6 p.m. Aug. 13 at 3240 N.E. Third Ave. in Camas. 360-838-2440.
Sea Mar at Battle Ground High School: 1 to 5 p.m. Aug. 16 at 400 W. Main St. in Battle Ground. 360-566-4427 or 360-566-4410.
Free Clinic of Southwest Washington: 5 p.m. Aug. 28 and Sept. 25 at 4100 Plomondon St. in Vancouver. First come, first served. 360-313-1390.
Parents should bring the child’s immunization records when getting vaccines.