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August 14, 2005

BALTIMORE

170 homes, businesses to lose water service during repairs

More than 170 Locust Point homes and businesses will be without water for nine hours Tuesday so that city work crews can work on pipes in South Baltimore.

The Department of Public Works said in a statement that water would be shut off from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. to replace 6-inch and 10-inch valves. The area affected will be the 1600 block of E. Fort Ave. and nearby streets.

Residents are advised to fill containers with water for use through the day.

BALTIMORE@SUBHEDHealth Department to hold child vaccination clinics

The Baltimore City Health Department will be holding child vaccination clinics throughout the month to help prepare children for the start of the school year.

Immunizations are free, and parents or guardians must accompany their children and bring along their immunization records.

The schedule includes:

Wednesday, Health Department, Druid Health District, 1515 W. North Ave., noon to 4 p.m.

Thursday, Healthy Heart in Housing, 1102 Druid Hill Ave., 10 a.m. to noon.

Saturday, Back to Health Fair, Boys and Girls Club, 1100 E. Fayette St., 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Aug. 22, BCHA Eastern Action Community Center, Dunbar High School, 1400 Orleans St., 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Aug. 23, Health Department, Eastern Health District, 620 N. Caroline St., noon to 4 p.m.

Aug. 24, Health Department, Druid Health District, 1515 W. North Ave., noon to 4 p.m.

Aug. 25, Hispanic Apostolate, 420 S. Broadway, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information on immunization requirements or clinic locations, contact the Bureau of Child Health and Immunization at 410-396-4454, or go to www.birp.net.

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