Grundy County Health Department accepting appointments for those needing immunizations for school

Immunization needle

Immunization appointments are still available at the Grundy County Health Department in Trenton.

School immunization requirements primarily affect three age groups. Students entering kindergarten must receive a booster series. Students entering eighth grade need tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis booster as well as a meningococcal vaccination.

Students entering 12th grade need a meningococcal vaccination.

Appointments can be made by calling the Grundy County Health Department at 660-359-4196.