Routine Child and Adult Vaccinations

The Department of Health operates an Immunization Clinic where vaccines are offered to children, teens and adults for the most common vaccine-preventable diseases, including measles, chickenpox and whooping cough.

VaccinationsVaccinations are given by appointment only. We now take most private insurances, as well as Medicaid and Medicare; Medicare Part D covers certain vaccines.

Please call us at (260) 449-7504 for more information on child or adult immunizations and to make an appointment.

Below you will find information on the vaccines provided, how to schedule an appointment and other helpful resources.

Vaccines for Children & Adolescents

Children who are not vaccinated are at increased risk of being infected by serious and potentially fatal diseases and can spread these diseases to others in their classrooms and community, including babies who are too young to be fully vaccinated and people with weakened immune systems due to health conditions.

2017 Recommended Immunizations for Children from Birth Through 6 Years Old

2017 Recommended Immunizations for Children from 7 Through 18 Years Old

The Department of Health’s Immunization Clinic administers the following vaccines to children and teens through 18 years of age:

  • DTaP  (diptheria, pertussis, acellular pertussis)
  • Td or Tdap (tetanus, diptheria or tetanus, diptheria, pertussis)
  • Hib  (human influenza type B)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • IPV  (injectable polio vaccine)
  • MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • HEP A  (hepatitis A)
  • HEP B (hepatitis B)
  • HPV (genital human papillomarivus)
  • Influenza (seasonal flu)
  • MCV4 (meningococcal)
    •  Meningococcal serogroup B vaccine is recommended for the 2017-2018 school year
  • PCV7 (pneumococcal conjugate)
  • Rota TeqTM (rotavirus)

Due to an unpredictable vaccine supply, not all vaccines are available at all times for children. Please ask about pricing when you make an appointment as prices do change.

Vaccines for Adults

Immunizations are not just for children.  Every year, thousands of adults in the United States suffer serious health problems, are hospitalized, or even die from diseases that could have been prevented by vaccinations.  There are a number of adult vaccines that are recommended based on your age and risk factors.

2017 Recommended Immunizations for Adults by Age

The Department of Health’s Immunization Clinic offers the following vaccines to adults:

  • Tdap (tetanus, diptheria or tetanus, diptheria, pertussis)
  • Hep A  (hepatitis A)
  • Hep B (hepatitis B)
  • IPV (injectable polio vaccine)
  • MMR  (measles, mumps, rubella)
  • Varicella  (chickenpox)
  • MCV4  (meningococcal)
  • Influenza (seasonal flu)

Due to an unpredictable vaccine supply, not all vaccines are available at all times for adults. Please ask about pricing when you make an appointment as prices do change.

Clinic Location & Hours

The Immunization Clinic is located at:

Medical Annex
4813 New Haven Avenue
Fort Wayne, IN 46803

The Immunization Clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4:30 p.m., by appointment only, except on holidays observed by Allen County Government.

To schedule an appointment, call (260) 449-7504 during normal business hours.

If you are planning to visit our clinic, please download or print this health history form for you or your child and bring with you to the appointment.

Health History for Adult-Child Vaccinations

If someone other than the parent or legal guardian is bringing the child to our Immunization Clinic, the parent must sign the form below and attach a copy of his/her driver’s license.

Authorization to Consent to Medical Treatment for Minor Child of Adult Non-Parent

Fees

Cost of vaccines do vary. There is an administration fee per vaccination. When making an appointment, the approximate costs will be given. We do accept most private insurance for payment of vaccinations, with the exception of some travel vaccines; however, you will be provided a receipt that you can submit to your insurance provider. Some children who are uninsured or underinsured may be eligible for free vaccines under the federal Vaccines for Children program.

Clinical Fee Schedule

Educational Materials

Below are links to videos and publications on vaccine-related topics.

Get the Picture: Childhood Immunizations (CDC)
Why Does A Healthy 23 Year Old Need Vaccinations? (Davis County HD)
Get Them in on Time (IIC)
Expectant Families (IIC)
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