Wake County holds Tdap vaccination clinic Friday

Posted August 15, 2008 7:54 a.m. EDT
Updated August 15, 2008 12:10 p.m. EDT

— Wake County is offering Tdap vaccination clinics for rising sixth-graders on Friday.

Children who turn 12 on or after Aug. 1 are now required by the state to get the Tdap vaccine, a combination booster that protects against tetanus, diphtheria and acellular pertussis (whooping cough).

The clinic is from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eastern Regional Center, at 1002 Dogwood Drive.