Medical Information

Children entering a Mississippi school (from pre-kindergarten to 12th grade) for the first time are required to have the following vaccinations:

--Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP)

--Polio (IPV)

--Hepatitis B

--Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

--Chickenpox (Varicella)

Vaccinations are available from the health department clinic in any county or from your medical provider.


CATCH Kids is a local non-profit organization with the mission to make comprehensive, high quality medical and dental care available to children who have difficulty obtaining needed care.  Free CATCH Kids Children Clinics are located in Lee, Chickasaw, and Pontotoc Counties. Both school-based and evening community-based clinics provide free care for these children. Call (662) 377-2194 for more information.