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Free flu shots available for students

Springfield Public Schools, in cooperation with Jordan Valley Community Health Center, and with support from CoxHealth, Mercy and the Springfield-Greene County Health Department, is offering seasonal flu vaccine to any student free of charge, as supply allows.

Flu vaccine clinics will be held at 55 School sites. The first clinic will be held Thursday, Oct. 4. View the flu clinic schedule.

The Inactivated Influenza (flu shot) Vaccine will be administered at school to SPS students whose parents sign and return the required consent form to their school nurse.

Parents should contact their child’s school nurse if they have additional questions.