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Children’s Museum of Houston Offers Free Vaccines This Summer

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Getting vaccinations in time for the new school year can be frightening to many children. Who likes going to the doctor in the summertime and getting stuck by a needle? But, there’s an alternative to the doctor visit with a fun twist. This year, the Children’s Museum of Houston will give out free vaccines every Thursday in August. Beforehand, kids can congratulate themselves on staying healthy by playing (and tiring themselves out) in the incredible museum.

ABC 13 writes, “To qualify, parents and guardians will need their child’s immunization records. All required school vaccines will be provided except for TB Test or flu. There is no need to pre-register.” All families need to do is show up from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursdays (Free Family Night) in August at 1500 Binz Street, Houston, TX 77004.

But, supplies of each vaccine aren’t unlimited. The Children’s Museum of Houston explains on their website that their partnership with Texas Children’s Hospital can administer shots to the first 150 children (ages 6 weeks to 18 years) in line. So arrive early to scope out the line and make sure your family is within the first 150 in need of vaccines during Free Family Night.