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Kids as young as ten can now get flu shots and other vaccinations from a pharmacist, so long as they have a doctor's prescription.  Governor Quinn says the new law comes just in time for school.

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Illinois Department of Public Health Director Lamar Hasbrouck says getting your kids vaccinated is important, especially as flu season approaches.

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The law previously didn't allow children under 14 to receive the injection.  It takes effect immediately.  Getting your kid vaccinated could be as easy as taking a trip to your local Walgreens, Target, or other pharmacy.

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