Southwest Ob/Gyn

Back to School Vaccinations: Protect Your Children

93010442With August upon us, thousands of kids will be heading back to school in a few weeks. While most kids are making the most out of their last days of summer vacation, very few are thinking about vaccinations and shots. As a parent, you want to make sure your child’s health is up to date and well protected. To ensure your child is safe and sound, he or she must be up to date with their shots and vaccinations. This includes booster shots for diphtheria tetanus, along with pertusis or D-Tap. Southwest Ob/Gyn specializes in vaccinations for students of all ages. In fact, they offer a convenient schedule for both parents and students. If your child has not received the proper immunization, don’t wait until it’s too late. Simply contact SWOBGYN today and get your child vaccinated now.

In addition to booster shots, parents should inquire about HPV vaccines as well. This is a three-shot series that is highly recommended for 10 year old girls and boys. The HPV vaccine effectively protects your child against the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus. This virus is responsible for 70% of cervical cancers and other medical ailments. Parents should also inquire about the meningococcal vaccine. The latter, of course, protects children from severe meningitis. In this day and age, it is imperative for students of all ages to be properly vaccinated. With the number of recent outbreaks flooding the news networks, now is the perfect time to protect your son or daughter from harmful viruses that are becoming easier to contract.

Under the Texas School Immunization law, all students are required to receive certain immunizations before attending school. This includes public schools, along with private elementary and secondary schools. The law also extends to students in developmental and child care centers. Southwest Ob/Gyn is more than a leading obstetrics and gynecology center. In fact, SWOBGYN offers comprehensive medical treatment and care for the entire family. From immunization to health check ups and more, the venue features some of the most dedicated healthcare professionals in the city. All it takes is one phone call or e-mail to ensure timely and affordable services for your and your loved ones. If you value your child’s health, simply contact the center about vaccination schedules for the new school year.

For more information on school immunizations, please contact or visit:

Southwest Ob/Gyn Associates, LLP

16651 Southwest Freeway, Suite 200
Sugar Land, Texas77479

713-774-5131 – Main Number

713-774-4336 – Fax

www.swobgyn.com

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