The first week of school also brings health concerns for students and staff.

Many children are getting vaccinated at local clinics as a requirement for school. It's easier for diseases to spread between students during school.

That's why many teachers have requested items like tissues, Clorox wipes and hand sanitizer as school supplies.

With record breaking child deaths last year, health officials say vaccination shouldn’t be taken lightly.

“We have to protect the people who can't get vaccinated yet,” said Jefferson County Public Health Planner Faith Lustik. “There's people who are medically unable to receive vaccines so it's very important that we don't expose the =m to any medical diseases.

There are Extended hours for vaccinations, available Wednesdays until 6:00 p.m.