County Offers Immunizations for Children Returning to School; Immunization Requirements Remain in Effect
County health officials are offering free immunizations to eligible children so that immunization requirements are met for the 2020-2021 school year. Children returning to virtual school on Monday, Aug. 31 are required to have immunizations up to date, and parents must submit documentation by the first day of attendance.
Immunizations for students new to MCPS and children in kindergarten through Grade 12 are available Monday through Friday, by appointment, at locations in Silver Spring and Germantown.
Appointments are available at:
Dennis Avenue Health Center, 2000 Dennis Avenue, Silver Spring; Phone: 240-777-1050
Germantown Health Center, 12900 Middlebrook Road, Germantown; Phone: 240-777-3380
There will be two additional clinics offered on Saturday, Sept. 12 and Saturday, Sept. 19 at the Dennis Avenue Health Center location.
Parents can access their child’s vaccination record online at no cost on the Maryland Department of Health’s web portal. Users can view and print official copies of vaccination records without a request to their health care provider.
More information about Maryland’s immunization requirements can be found on the Maryland Health Department’s website.