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Ill. parents reminded about back-to-school vaccines
Illinois health and education officials are reminding parents to update their children's immunizations before they head back to school.
New Illinois Department of Public Health rules require students entering sixth and ninth grades this year to show proof of receiving the Tdap vaccine. That's a booster shot against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis, commonly known as whooping cough.