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No free flu shots at Hillsborough County schools


Reporter: SAMUEL LITTLE CONFESSING TO 93 MURDERS. THE FBI BELIEVES HIM. — COME OUT BEHIND AND MY TRUNK OPEN AND SHE WALKOVER TO ME SAYING CAN YOU TAKE ME TO MIAMI. IT’S ALMOST LIKE HER FACE IS BURNED INTO HIS MEMORY. Reporter: FROM LITTLE’S CHILLING CONFESSIONS TO HAUNTING DRAWINGS. 8 ON YOUR SIDE FOUND VICTIMS OF EIGHT FLORIDA VICTIMS, HOMESTEAD, FORT MYERS, MIAMI AND TWO WOMEN FROM THE TAMPA BAY AREA. FBI SPECIAL AGENT FOX STUDIED THE PICTURES. DOPE GIRL SO THEY MAY HAVE BEEN RELATED TO THE DRUG INDUSTRY. Reporter: IN 1984 HE SAYS HE KILLED THIS WOMAN IN TAMPA ABOUT SEVEN YEARS BEFORE HE SAID HE MET THIS BRUNETTE IN CLEARWATER BEFORE KILLING HER IN PLANT CITY. TONIGHT, LAW ENFORCEMENT WORKING TO MATCH FACES TO MISSING PERSONS REPORTS. ALTHOUGH HE IS NEVER GETTING OUT, FOX SAYS THE FAMILIES DESERVE CLOSURE. SHE IS SOMEONE’S DAUGHTER. SHE IS SOMEBODY’S RELATIVE. Reporter: TONIGHT, THE FBI HAS VERIFIED 50 CONFESSIONS. WE NEED TO IDENTIFY THE TWO GIRLS FROM OUR AREA. WE WILL FOLLOW-UP ON ALL LEADS. A TAMPA MAN HAS BEEN ARRESTED FOR RAPING TWO WOMEN AND POLICE BELIEVE 41-YEAR-OLD ROY TANNER WILLIAMS MAY HAVE MORE VICTIMS. THE MOST RECENT ASSAULT HAPPENED IN MARCH. THAT WOMAN GAVE DETECTIVES CLUES THAT LINKED WILLIAMS TO ANOTHER RAPE THREE YEARS AGO. OFFICERS TELL US DNA EVIDENCE ALSO LINKED WILLIAMS TO BOTH CRIMES. WE HAVE A HEAD’S UP FOR HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY PARENTS. THE SCHOOL DISTRICT IS NOT PROVIDING FREE FLU SHOTS THIS YEAR. 8 ON YOUR SIDE AVERY COTTON IS LIVE OUTSIDE DISTRICT HEADQUARTERS. THIS WAS A VERY CONVENIENT PROGRAM FOR PARENTS. WHY THE CHANGE, AVERY? Reporter: YEAH, I TALKED WITH SOME PARENTS TODAY AND THEY AREDISAPPOINTED TO SEE THIS ENDING. IT COMES DOWN TO DEMAND. SO MANY STUDENTS WERE SIGNING UP TO BE A FREE FLU SHOT, THERE WASN’T ENOUGH HELP TO GO AROUND. I WAS SO SAD THE FIRST TIME AND I WAS GREAT THE SECOND TIME. Reporter: EVAN KATZ GETS HIS FLU SHOT EVERY YEAR COMPLETE WITH COOL BAND-AIDS. IT WAS LIKE AN ARMY BAND-AID THE FIRST TIME. Reporter: FOR THE LAST FEW YEARS, HE COULD HAVE RECEIVED HIS FLU SHOT AT SCHOOL. A ONE-STOP SHOP FOR THOUSANDS OF KIDS. THIS YEAR THE HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT IS ENDING THAT PROGRAM. I THINK CONVENIENCE IS ALWAYS THE MOST IMPORTANT FOR FAMILIES ESPECIALLY WITH YOUNG CHILDREN, SO OBVIOUSLY HAVING IT AT THE SCHOOL WOULD BE THE MOST CONVENIENT. Reporter: THE PROGRAM WAS THROUGH A THIRD PARTY VENDOR THAT OFFERED TO ADMINISTER FREE FLU SHOTS TO KIDS WITH PARENTAL CONSENT. SO MANY STUDENTS SIGNED UP, THE COMPANY COULDN’T HANDLE IT. LAST YEAR WE HAD ISSUES BECAUSE THERE WAS JUST SUCH A DEMAND FOR IT THAT THE COMPANY WASN’T ABLE TO PROVIDE ENOUGHSTAFF TO MEET THE NEED. Reporter: THERE ARE ENOUGHOPTIONS IF THEY ARE NOT CONVENIENT. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT OFFERS THE VACCINE AT BOTH LOCATIONS AND GOOD NEWS FOR CHILDREN UNDER 18. FOR ALL COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENTS HERE IN THE STATE OF FLORIDA, THEY WILL HAVE A PROGRAM FOR THE VACCINATIONS FOR KIDS IF THEY ARE UNINSURED. THEY WILL BE ABLE TO GET THE FLU SHOT AT NO COST. Reporter: OF COURSE, YOUR PEDIATRICIAN IS ALSO ANOTHER GOOD OPTION. BE ON THE LOOKOUT FOR CHURCHES AND PHARMACY CLINICS. THEY’LL USUALLY START TO OFFER FREE FLU SHOTS AS THE SEASON PROGRESSES. THE HEALTH DEPARTMENT TOLD ME TODAY THEY DO RECOMMEND EVERYBODY GET THEIR FLU SHOT THIS YEAR BEFORE HALLOWEEN.

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