In addition to school supplies and clothes, back-to-school season also means its time for vaccines for some kids. If you don’t have a well child visit scheduled with a pediatrician or family doctor, there are regularly scheduled vaccine clinics are held at 11 different locations each month with Franklin County Public Health.
Clinics are available by appointment only. To schedule an appointment, please call (614) 525-3719 or click on the schedule option on the immunization web page. Many insurance providers are accepted for immunizations. No uninsured or under-insured child is turned away if the cost is not affordable – Vaccines For Children (VFC) program is a federally funded program that provides vaccines at no cost to children who might not otherwise be vaccinated because of inability to pay.
Items to bring for Vaccine Clinics
- Immunization (shot) record
- Cash or checkbook (FCPH does not take credit/debit cards)
- Insurance card
- Consent form, if the adult bringing in a child is not legal guardian/parent
- Photo ID for adult accompanying child
Here’s a link for the required vaccines for school attendance in Ohio for the 2019-2020 school year.
See clinic location details and then schedule online or call (614) 525-3719 to schedule an appointment.
Franklin County Public Health offers the following immunizations at vaccine clinics:
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP)
Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib)
Human Papillomavirus (HPV) – Gardasil 9
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
Meningococcal B (Bexsero)
Pneumococcal Conjugate (Prevnar 13)
Pneumococcal Polysaccharide (Pneumovax 23)
Shingrix (Shingles) – On backorder. Please call for availability.
Tetanus, Diphtheria (Td)
Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap)
Varicella (chicken pox)