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Student immunizations mandatory prior to the start of class

Karen Faget, 14, left, watches as her brother Kevin, 13, gets his immunization shots at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. The siblings just moved to the area from Illinois. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff

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Karen Faget, 14, left, watches as her brother Kevin, 13, gets his immunization shots at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. The siblings just moved to the area from Illinois. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff

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  • Xavier Cartas, 5, who will be going into kindergarden next week, aniticipates his immunization shots while his grandmother Terri Walker, right, tries to comfort him at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Yeney Garcia, 17, who just moved back to Collier County from Virginia, gets her immunization shots while her younger sisters Daniela Gijon, 9, right, and Sheila Gijon, 3, background watch at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Karen Faget, 14, left, watches as her brother Kevin, 13, gets his immunization shots at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. The siblings just moved to the area from Illinois. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Britany Kalis, 16, who will be going to Golden Gate High School this year, reacts to an immunization shot given by LPN Shirley Bonard at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Xavier Cartas, 5, who will be enter kindergarden this year, hides in a corner as his grandmother Terri Walker tries to convince him that his immunization shots won't hurt at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Carrlee Bailey, second from left, talks with LPN Melva Browning about the best way to go about giving her son Xavier Cartas, 5, his immunization shots while his grandmother Terri Walker tries to convince him that the shots won't hurt at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Xavier Cartas, 5, who will be going into kindergarden next week, aniticipates his immunization shots while his grandmother Terri Walker, right, watches at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Yeney Garcia, left who just moved back to Collier County from Virgina, waits to get her immunization shots with her mom, Vitian Pe–a and sister Sheila Gijon, 3, at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff
  • Rocio Zamudio watches as her daughter Ivana Alba, 12, right, receives her immunizations at the Collier County Health Department on Thursday afternoon. Children going into kindergarden or seventh grades or just moving in to the school district are required to get immunizations. Lexey Swall/Staff

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