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Immunizations

Regularly scheduled day and evening clinics provide vaccinations to protect children and adults from vaccine preventable diseases. Walk-ins are accommodated during scheduled appointment clinics and other times if arrangements can be made with available staff.

To request a copy of your immunization record call: (906) 774-1868 or (906) 265-9913

Vaccinations provided include:

  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, acellular pertussis (Dtap, Td, Tdap)
  • Polio
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Haemophilus Influenzae Type b (Hib)
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis A
  • Varicella (Chickenpox)
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate (Prevnar)
  • Meningococcal
  • Human Papillomavirus (HPV9)
  • Rotavirus
  • Zostavax (Shingles)
  • Influenza
  • Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (PPSV)

Influenza immunization clinics are held through the fall and winter months. On-site influenza clinics are also offered at area businesses and agencies.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Children and Adults

Fees:

  • The health department will bill most private health insurances, Michigan Medicaid, Medicare Part B (influenza and pneumococcal) and Medicare Part D.

  • Children 18 years and younger without health insurance or under-insured (health insurance does not cover immunizations) would qualify for free vaccine through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. There is a $15 administration fee per vaccine. This fee may be waived if unable to pay, please speak to the receptionist.

  • Adults 19 years and older without health insurance or under-insured may qualify for free vaccines through the Michigan Vaccine Replacement Program (MI-VRP). The MI-VRP program provides Tdap, Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B, HPV9, PREVNAR, PP8V, Zostavax and MMR (Measles-Mumps-Rubella). There is an administration charge of $15 per vaccine.

  • Another option for adults 19 years and older, without insurance coverage for immunizations is the Merck Patient Assistance Program. If you are income eligible (for example a person with a family size of 2 and a gross income of $60,520 may qualify), we will assist you in completing a short application for the Merck Patient Assistance Program. This program provides Zostavax (Shingles), Pneumococcal, Varicella (Chickenpox) and Gardasil (Human Papillomavirus) vaccines. There is an administration charge of $15 per vaccine

Contact for an appointment or more information: Dickinson-Iron District Health Department (906) 774-1868 or (906) 265-4150

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