All sixth grade students are required to have a Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) booster vaccine PRIOR to entry into middle school regardless of the interval of the last dose of tetanus-containing vaccine.
The vaccine may be obtained from your doctor or the health department. Documentation of this booster vaccine must be provided to your child’s school for enrollment into middle school. Shots are free for school enrollment from the Botetourt County Health Department and documentation will be provided by the health department after you receive the booster vaccine. All District Health Departments will sponsor walk-in clinics on .
You may contact the Botetourt County Health Department to inquire about other dates/times of vaccination clinics offered:
Botetourt County Health Department
21 Academy Street
Fincastle, VA 24090
Your child’s school has a vaccine record on file should you need this information. Please contact your school nurse, doctor or local health department should you have questions.