Rowland Unified Offers Free Tdap Shots to RUSD Students
Tdap Clinic Aug. 8 – 11 from 8 a.m. – 7 p.m.
LA PUENTE, CA – AUGUST 2, 2011 – The Rowland Unified Children's Health Clinic will open for an extended time to provide free Tdap shots to Rowland Unified School students only on Monday, August 8, through Thursday, August 11. The clinic hours will be from 8 a.m. - 7 p.m. The office will be closed for lunch from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. The Children's Clinic is located next door to Northam Elementary at 17800 E. Renault Street, La Puente. The number is (626)964-4798.
Due to a new law, all students entering or advancing to 7th - 12th grades must have a Tdap (Whooping Cough) shot before they start school. Parents must bring their child’s immunization record to get the shot, then provide written proof of the Tdap shot to their child’s school.
Rowland Unified parents may send proof of the Tdap shot the following ways throughout the summer: by e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org; or drop off, mail or fax to: Pupil Services at 1928 S. Nogales Street, Rowland Heights CA 91748. The fax # is (626) 964-6450. Pupil Services phone number is (626)935-8203. More information about the Tdap shot can be found at ShotsForSchool.org or at Rowland Unified’s website Tdap page .
The Rowland Unified School District is proud to serve 16,000 students at 21 elementary and secondary schools in the communities of Rowland Heights, Walnut, La Puente, City of Industry, and West Covina. More than 5,000 adults (16+) are also served by the Rowland Adult and Community Education School. For more information about Rowland Unified, call (626) 965-2541 or visit www.RowlandSchools.org.