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March 4, 2009

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The Houston Fire Department is Offering Free Childhood
Immunizations In Your Area Thursday, March 5.

The Houston Fire Department (HFD) and the Blue Cross Blue Shield Care Van have teamed up again to offer free childhood immunizations at your neighborhood HFD Fire Stations.  This is the perfect time to get your children up-to-date on their immunizations for school especially since the recommended vaccination schedules have changed for children ages 0 - 18.

These immunizations are FREE.  All you need to do is bring your children, your identification and your children's vaccination records.  Visit www.houstonfire.org for the new schedule of childhood immunizations. 

Below are the next four dates and locations for the free immunizations which will be given from 4:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 

  • Thursday, March 5 at HFD Station 59 (13925 S. Post Oak)
  • Thursday, April 2 at HFD Station 70 (11410 Beamer Road)
  • Thursday, April 16 at HFD Station 18 (619 Telephone Road)
  • Thursday, May 7 at HFD Station 29 (4831 Galveston Road)

For a complete list of free immunization locations and dates through May, as well as the recommendated immunization schedule: visit www.houstonfire.org.  For more information about Care Van: see www.carevan.org.

Any questions?  Contact the HFD Public Affairs office at 713-495-7900 or email alicia.white@cityofhouston.net.