School is starting soon, here is a reminder of where to find information on required pertussis booster shots:

Even with the 30-day grace period for having proof of a whooping cough vaccination to start school this fall, all seventh through 12th graders will eventually need them — and soon.

See the following list for times and locations and go to at the Sonoma County Department of Public Health for more information.

The Sonoma County Public Health Department will hold two free whooping cough vaccination clinics in August.
* 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 6
Analy High School, 6950 Analy Ave., Sebastopol

* 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Aug. 13
Santa Rosa High School, 1235 Mendocino Ave., Santa Rosa

In addition, four area health centers are offering extended hours for whooping cough vaccinations. For more information, go to:
* Petaluma Health Center, 1301 Southpoint Blvd.
Call 559-7500 for dates and times
* Jewish Community Free Clinic, 490 City Center Dr., Rohnert Park
3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Tuesdays. Children only
Phone: 585-7780

*Roseland Children’s Health Center, 962 Sebastopol Rd.
9 a.m. to noon Aug. 13
9 a.m. to noon Aug. 20
Phone: 578-2005

* Elsie Allen Health Center
599 Bellevue Ave. G-7, Santa Rosa
Third Thursday of the month, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
For appointment, call 528-5770

Kaiser Permanente members can get Tdap shots from 12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. Aug. 8-12 at the Stein Building, 3925 Old Redwood Hwy., Santa Rosa.