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HOUSTON In observance of National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW), the Children s Museum of Houston has partnered with the Houston Department of Health and Human Services to provide free immunizations to children under 18 years of age. The vaccines will be administered by the Houston Care Van program.

To qualify, parents and guardians will need their child s immunization records. Vaccinations will be provided on a first-come, first serve basis (while supplies last) to children who receive Medicaid, CHIP, or are uninsured. Children with private insurance do not qualify. There s no need to pre-register.

Vaccines include: Hepatitis A & B, Meningitis, PCV 13, Dtap, Tdap (Tetanus), HPV, Polio and Rotavirus.

National Infant Immunization Week is an annual observance which highlights the importance of protecting infants from vaccine-preventable diseases.

After the vaccinations, children and families are invited to stay and enjoy the many hands-on exhibits the Museum has to offer. Head to FlowWorks and EcoStation to enjoy the great outdoors!

WHEN:

Free Immunizations provided by Houston Care Van Program

Thursday, May 1, 2014

5 to 7 p.m. during Free Family Night Thursday

WHERE:

Children s Museum of Houston

1500 Binz, Houston, TX 77004

(Activities, events and times subject to change)

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MUSEUM SUMMER HOURS: Tues. Sat.: 10 a.m. 6 p.m.; Sun: Noon 6 p.m.

Free Family Night every Thursday 5 8 p.m.

For more information, visit www.cmhouston.org or call (713) 522-1138.

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