Back to school means more than new shoes and notebooks; it also means a trip to the doctor if your child isn’t properly vaccinated.
Starting this year kindergarten students must start the two shot program for Hepatitis A.
Teenagers starting their senior year now must get a second dose of protection against meningitis.
The Indiana State Department Health maintains a vaccine registry through which parents can access records for their children.
For information on what your child needs contact your child’s school or county health department.
If you aren’t sure what immunizations your child has received, contact your family physician.