All incoming 7th graders must have the shots to start school. Clinics will be held Aug. 6 and Aug. 13

All incoming 7th graders are required to be immunized against whooping cough, and the Kern County Public Health department is going to hold two low-cost immunization clinics in Taft before school starts.

The clinics will be held on Aug. 6 and Aug. 13 at the public health services department in room 150 at the county building, 315 North Lincoln.

The clinics will run from 10 a.m. to noon and from 1-3 p.m.

Parents or guardians must be present and bring the child's immunization record.

Cash and checks will be accepted as will CDHP, Health Families, Medi-Cal, Kern Family Health Care, Health Het and some other private insurance providers.

For more information, call 763-8591.