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Boys and Girls Clubs offer free back to school immunizations

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TUCSON, AZ (Tucson News Now) -

Summer is winding down, and that means it's time for students to get their back to school shots.

In a new partnership designed to help Tucson families, El Rio Community Health Center and the Pima County Health Department are co-sponsoring back to school immunization events at Boys & Girls Clubs locations throughout Tucson.

The events are designed for kids, ages 5 to 18, to get their required shots for the new school year. Families who have no health insurance can have their children vaccinated for free. The events will be hosted at several Boys & Girls Clubs of Tucson locations.

There will be free dental screenings and fluoride varnish treatments. The Lions Club will provide free vision screening to all school age children. 

Children should bring their shot records and insurance cards if they have insurance. The legal parent or guardian must be present.

Call 520-243-7736 or visit www.Elriofoundation.Org  or www.Pimahealth.org  for more information.

Schedule of upcoming events:

July 27, 2013: 10 to 2 PM, Holmes Tuttle Clubhouse at 2585 E. 36th  Street, 85713

Aug. 3, 2013: 10 to 2 PM, Roy Drachman Clubhouse at 5901 S. Santa Clara Road, 85706

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