302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, MS 39470

TDap and Varicella Vaccination Information

The Mississippi State Department of Health requires all students entering 7th grade to receive the TDap and Varicella vaccinations before the upcoming school year.  The TDap vaccine (tetanus, diphtheria, and pertussis) is strongly recommended for all adolescents, however, it is only required for those entering 7th grade.   These immunizations can be received as early as age 11.

This vaccine and other recommended vaccines are available at health department clinics throughout the state and through all Vaccines for Children (VFC) providers.

Health Department Clinic Hours as follows:

Mondays and Thursdays – 9:30-10:30    and     1:00-3:30

Tuesdays and Wednesdays – 8:00-10:00  and  1:00-3:00

Fridays – no injections given.


Please feel free to contact the Health Department at (601) 798-6212 with any questions.

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The Poplarville School District offers educational/vocational opportunities on a nondiscriminatory basis in compliance with the requirements of the following federal civil rights legislation: Title VI, Title IX, the Vocational Amendments of 1976 and 1979, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Individuals with Disabilities Educational Act. Further, the Poplarville School District offers equal educational and employment opportunities to all persons without regard to sex, race, religion, color, national origin, age, or disability. The district’s contact coordinator for compliance with these requirements is Stachia Peterson, Title IX Coordinator and 504 Coordinator 302 South Julia Street, Poplarville, Mississippi 39470, Phone (601) 795-6153.

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