Upcoming health fair to provide health screenings to students

Students needing immunizations and health screenings for the 2014-2015 school year are welcome to attend the Back to School Health & Wellness Fair, Saturday, August 9. 

Jackson County Health Department will hold the fair from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at its office at 313 Liberty St., Independence, Mo 64050. 

The following services will be available to area families: 

  • Free immunizations
  • Free dental screenings
  • Free sports physicals (by appointment, see contact information below)
  • Free bicycle helmets for the first 50 participants
  • Free string backpacks 

Parents and guardians are asked to bring their child's shot records to the fair. Parking will be available in the corner lot of Liberty and Walnut. 

To schedule an appointment for a sports physical, contact 816-404-6416. 

View more health fairs in the area here

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