Free Immunizations, Physicals, Dental Exams to be Provided for School-Aged Children at State Fair
IDPH will also supply free gun locks during the fair in Springfield
SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) will provide a variety of health and safety services during the 2023 Illinois State Fair in Springfield, including free immunizations, physicals, and dental exams for school-aged children. IDPH will also give away gun locks as part of its ongoing partnership with the Illinois State Police (ISP) to promote firearms safety in the state.
The fair runs August 10-20 and IDPH staffers will be on hand each day of the fair at the IDPH tent on the east side of the Annex Building, in a booth at the Illinois Building, and in a booth at Conservation World. The tent and booths will be manned from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekends, during the fair.
Illinois Department of Public Health Director Dr. Sameer Vohra accompanies a worker from the Sangamon County Department of Public Health during a food vendor inspection at the Illinois State Fairgrounds.