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Saratoga Springs, Lehi, Payson, American Fork and Orem clinics,
open to everyone

Are your kids back-to-school immunizations up-to-date? What about your own? The best way to prevent the spread of disease is to be vaccinated. The Utah County Health Department will be holding a special community immunization clinics next week as follows:

Date Time City Location
Aug 12 8:30 to 11:30 am Saratoga Springs Riverview Elementary
273 West Aspen Hills Blvd.
Aug 12 1 to 4 pm Lehi Lehi Jr. High
700 East Cedar Hollow Rd
Aug 13 5 to 7 pm Payson Payson City Center
439 W Utah Ave
Aug 15 3:30 to 5:30 pm American Fork American Fork Jr. High
1120 North 20 West
Aug 15 4 to 7 pm Orem Orem Jr. High
765 North 600 West
Aug 19 3 to 5 pm Lindon Oak Canyon Jr. High
111 South 725 East
Aug 20 5 to 7 pm Payson Payson City Center
439 W Utah Ave

Besides Pertussis and other school vaccines, UCHD nurses administer adult and adolescent vaccines such as flu, pneumonia, tetanus and diphtheria. The Vaccine for Children (VFC) program offers discounted vaccines for kids that qualify, or the UCHD accepts Altius, BlueCross/BlueShield, Cigna, DMBA/Deseret Secure, EMI, Humana, SelectHealth, Medicare/Medicare Advantage Plans, Medicaid/PCN, Molina Healthy kids, PEHP and United Health Care. The UCHD also conducts daily clinics in American Fork and Provo -- for complete list of times and locations, please see www.utahcountyhealth.org/immunizations or call 801-851-7025. To speed up your visit, individuals are encouraged to download the paperwork, print it and have it filled it out before arrival (also available from the web site).

Many diseases, such as pertussis, measles, and chicken pox, are easily preventable through vaccination. That is why Kindergarten register requires your child to be up to date on their immunizations, and why the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends immunizations for most individuals. Visit www.utahcountyhealth.org/immunizations for links to school requirements as well as CDC recommendations for children, adolescents, and adults.

from CDC -- What vaccines do you need?

The Utah County Health Department is committed to promoting the health of our community; prevent avoidable disease and injury by monitoring the health of our community; and assuring conditions in which people can be healthy. For information on UCHD programs or services, please visit www.UtahCountyHealth.org or call 801-851-7000. You can also now follow the UCHD at www.FaceBook.com/uchealth, www.Pinterest.com/uchd, or www.twitter.com/uchd.