Map: Back-to-school events and shots for kids
UPDATED JULY 2012: Check out this map of back-to-school events, including free backpacks and school supplies, free immunization shots and health fairs and clinics.
Click on the map below to get details, dates and locations. And please help: If you know about an event that isn't listed, add it to the map by submitting a report or emailing it to email@example.com.
Click on this link to see a dynamic chart showing the rate of vaccine-preventable diseases in Bexar County, compared to other areas in Texas.
In Texas, students K-12 are required to get shots for communicable diseases ranging from measles and mumps to diphtheria and polio. As shown by this map, the percentage of children with up-to-date immunizations varies considerably. The complete lists of state requirements, in English and Spanish can be found by clicking here: immunizations.
Note: This map was originally published in 2010. Both the map and story have been updated to include information for 2012.