Healthy Headlines: Childhood Vaccinations

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — August is National Immunization Awareness Month and as kids get ready to head back to school, it’s the perfect time to make sure that your kids are up-to-date on their vaccines.

Dr. Tinka Barnes, a family physician with Novant Health Michael Jordan Family Medical Clinic, joins Rising to give more insight on vaccines and why your child needs them.

You can find a complete list of vaccine requirements here.

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