The Effort hosts six free whooping cough vaccination clinics for Sacramento area children


United Way California Capital Region certified nonprofit partner The Effort will host six free whooping cough vaccination clinics for Sacramento area children on August 9, 2011, from 2 – 6 p.m.

The Effort will host the first of 6 vaccination clinics at three of their Community Health Center sites. This first clinic will be held at The Effort’s South Valley Community Health Center, 8233 E. Stockton Blvd, Suite D. (737-5555)

The Effort, in keeping with their mission of providing quality health care to the Sacramento area, offers these state-mandated Tdap vaccinations (combination vaccine that protects against whooping cough, diphtheria and tetanus) free to area students who might have limited access. 

The Effort vaccination clinics schedule:

South Valley Community Health Center
8233 E Stockton Blvd. Suite D
Tuesdays Aug. 9th & 16th

Oak Park Community Health Center
3415 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Wednesdays Aug. 10th & 17th

North Highlands Community Health Center
6015 Watt Ave.
Fridays Aug. 12th & 19th

The vaccination clinics are sponsored by Kaiser Permanente and supported by the Sacramento County Department of Public Health, Twin Rivers Unified School District, San Juan Unified School District, Sacramento City Unified School District, and Elk Grove Unified School District.

Automated phone calls to the homes of all students in the region’s four school districts will notify families of the clinics.

For more information about whooping cough and the Tdap, visit