Free health clinic offered for Dayton preschoolers, kindergarteners this week

Five River Health Center in Roosevelt Elementary School readies the office for area children who needs to catch up on vaccines. The backpacks in the picture have treats in them for the kids. JIM NOEILKER/STAFF
Five River Health Center in Roosevelt Elementary School readies the office for area children who needs to catch up on vaccines. The backpacks in the picture have treats in them for the kids. JIM NOEILKER/STAFF

Credit: JIM NOEKLER

Credit: JIM NOEKLER

Kids age 4 to 6 should get caught up on vaccinations, lead screenings and well-child exams.

Five Rivers Health Centers, Dayton Public Schools, CareSource and other insurers will hold free clinics with these services this week at the Dayton Public School-Based Health Center, at 1923 W. Third St.

No appointment is needed. Miami Valley RTA is offering free roundtrip rides for families coming to the health center.

  • 4-6 p.m. April 28, gift cards and book bags provided
  • 1-3 p.m. April 29, shoes for ages 4 to 6 and book bags provided
  • 1-3 p.m. April 30, gift cards and book bags provided

For more information, call (937) 965-8694.

“During the pandemic, many parents have been challenged to get their little ones to the doctor for the necessary shots and screenings,” said Julie Wickline, clinical services director at Five Rivers Health Centers. “We are working together to provide an easy, convenient opportunity for families to get their 4 to 6 year olds in and caught-up on these important things.”