75
      Thursday
      90 / 68
      Friday
      91 / 68
      Saturday
      90 / 70

      Health professionals refer to updated immunization schedule

      The Center for Disease Control has provided doctors with an updated immunization schedule for 2014.

      The Center for Disease Control has provided doctors with an updated immunization schedule for 2014.

      Parents with children under the age of 18 are encouraged to speak with your child's physician regarding shots needed for this year.

      The Macon County Health Department plans to provide affordable vaccinations with the help of a new Vax Care program.

      ??They can come in and we will go through their insurance instead of them having to pay out of pocket. Most insurance will cover them but we have a list here at the office, so they can come in and we can run it through their insurance and provide it for them,?? sayid Deanna Wiggins of the Macon County Health Department.

      The health department is providing vaccinations for chicken pox, measles, mumps and hepatitis. To schedule an appointment or speak with a health care professional, call the Macon County Health Department at (660)-385-4711.