Thursday, December 13, 2018
Adolescent (ages 11-18 yrs)

Adolescents need to continue their immunization series and receive booster doses of vaccines for ongoing protection (immunity) against diseases. New vaccines have recently become available and are recommended for all adolescents. Immunizations have the potential to protect not only the health of adolescents but their friends, families, and communities.  Below are the common shots recommended for adolescents:

 


 

Eligibility:

Regular childhood vaccines are available for children who are eligible through the VFC (Vaccines for Children) program. These vaccines are available at no charge. VFC eligible children are 0-18 years of age who meet one or more of the following criteria:

  • Enrolled in Medicaid
  • Uninsured (have no insurance)
  • American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • Underinsured (have health care coverage but the benefit plan does not include coverage for immunizations)

 Immunization schedule according to Advisory Committee on Immunization Practice (ACIP):



Clinics:

Washington Clinics:
1st & 3rd Tuesdays and Thursdays
2nd Thursday (afternoon/evening)
at Federation Bank Building, 3rd floor


Kalona Clinic:
4th Thursday (afternoon/evening)
at Mercy Services Kalona