In recent months, our community has been doing their part by staying at home as much as possible to help stop the spread of COVID-19. As school years begin, it's important that all children go in for their well-child visits. These well-child visits are essential for many reasons, including:
Did you know that there were several outbreaks of measles and whooping cough in recent years? These diseases are extremely contagious and can be very serious, especially for babies and young children. As schools and daycares also begin to reopen, protecting children against these and other diseases makes these vaccinations particularly important.
Not sure what vaccines are needed when? Check out this easy to read schedule. Concerned about keeping your child safe? Please call St. Louis County your doctor’s office to see what special measures they might have in place. Many offices and clinics are taking extra steps to see children safely during this time, like:
The following COVID-19 pop-up testing locations are scheduled for the month of August. Testing is by appointment only and can be made online here. All pop-up testing locations are between the hours of 8:00 am and noon.
North Kirkwood Middle School
11287 Manchester Rd.
Kirkwood, MO 63122
Saturday and Sunday, August 22nd and 23rd
Gotsch Intermediate School
8348 South Laclede Station Rd.
St. Louis, MO, 63123
August 29th and 30th