Metroplex Health System is preparing to host an event focused on children's health for the 25th year in a row.

KidFest will be held at the Killeen Civic and Conference Center on August 4 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. Local children can receive vaccines, blood pressure screenings, and other health services before heading back to school.

300 free immunizations will be provided on a first-come, first-serve basis to qualifying children. Games, food, and music will also be provided.

More information on KidFest is available at or by calling 254-519-8200.