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It's time to prevent and protect against the flu in Oakland. Shoo the Flu is here to help by offering a simple solution - convenient vaccinations for kids at school. When children get vaccinated, the benefits go beyond healthier kids and fewer missed school days to protect the whole community.
It's the best defense against the flu - and we've got proof. Research shows vaccination reduces outbreaks, plus:
Students in pre-kindergarten through 5th grade at most Oakland schools will have access to no-cost flu vaccines at in-school clinics led by licensed professionals.
Participation is voluntary and consent forms will be required from all parents who want their kids to be vaccinated.