Local Rite Aid stores are offering a booster shot for students.
The Dothan and Enterprise Rite Aids can now give children the Tdap, a single shot that provides increased immunity against pertussis (whooping cough).
The Alabama Department of Health is now requiring this booster for all students 11 and older entering the 6th grade.
Patients wishing to get vaccinated or with questions on topics including vaccine recommendations, availability and price should contact their local pharmacy, which can be easily located through the immunization locator at www.riteaid.com or from the below list.
Dothan (334) 792-2261
Enterprise (334) 393-4440