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'Keep Kids In School Coalition' Sponsors Two Additional Clinician Dates

August 28, 2014

‘Keep Kids In School Coalition’ sponsors 2 additional clinician dates for District 186 children. The coalition is a collaborative partnership between The Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, Springfield Public School District 186, Central Counties Health Center, and the Sangamon County Department of Public Health.

Students will have an opportunity to receive a free physical and immunizations for a nominal fee. Families are encouraged to bring their medical card or insurance card to cover the minimal cost for immunizations. Please contact your child’s school if you plan to attend today’s clinic. Proof of physicals and immunizations must be provided to your child’s school by tomorrow, August 29th. Students who do not provide the required health information by, August 29th will be excluded from school on Tuesday, September 2nd and will not be allowed to return to school until all required health information is received in the school’s office.

The second clinic will be held at S.I.U. Healthcare. Please call 545-8000, ask for pediatrics and mention ‘Keep Kids in School Clinic’ to schedule an appointment. This clinic is only for students who are in need of physicals and immunizations. Students in need of sports physicals will need to contact their primary physician.

WHO: District 186 Students

WHAT: Free Physicals and Immunizations for a Nominal Fee

DATE, TIME & PLACE:
Today, Thursday, August 28, 2014, from 10 a.m. “ 6 p.m.
The Sangamon County Department of Public Health
2833 South Grand Avenue East (No Appointment Necessary)

Tomorrow, Friday, August 29, 2014 ~ Must call to schedule an Appointment
S.I.U. Healthcare ‘Keep Kids in School Clinic’

Contact:
Nalo Mitchell, Coordinator of School Family and Community Relations
1900 West Monroe
Springfield, IL 62704
(217) 525-3047
nalom@sps186.org