The Jackson County Health Department will be holding Back to School Health & Wellness Fair from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 9 at the Jackson County Health Department, 313 S. Liberty St., Independence.

This event includes free immunizations, dental screenings and sports physicals (call 816-404-6416 to schedule an appointment for a physical), free bicycle helmets to the first 50 participants and free string back packs.

Bring your child’s shot records with you to the fair. Parking is available in the corner lot at Liberty and Walnut streets.