Mt. Vernon to host vaccine clinic

Mt. Vernon to host clinic for students’ vaccines

FORTVILLE — Mt. Vernon Community Schools Corp. and the Hancock County Health Department will offer a vaccine clinic 3:45 to 7 p.m. April 20 at Mt. Vernon High School for incoming seniors and sixth-graders.

Students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. All seniors must have a meningitis booster before starting senior year; all sixth-graders must have the same, as well as a tetanus, diptheria and pertussis (TDAP) vaccine before beginning the school year. Those without insurance or whose insurance doesn’t cover the shots will receive the immunizations at no cost.

For more information, call Michelle Shaw, health services director at 317-485-3131 or email Shaw

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Rorye Hatcher is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at ​317-477-3211 or