VISTA — Beginning July 1, the TDAP vaccine which covers tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis (whooping cough) will be mandatory for all children grades seven to 12. There is currently an epidemic of Whooping Cough in California. Parents are encouraged to have their child vaccinated as soon as possible.
This vaccine is available through the Vista Community Clinic Wellness Clinic or through any of our five clinic sites. The Wellness Clinic is located at 1000 Vale Terrace, and walk-in hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Your insurance may cover the cost of the vaccine. Uninsured students in this grade range may qualify for a $4 vaccine. The full cost of the vaccine is $53. For more information, contact the Wellness Clinic at (760) 631-5000, ext. 1114.
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