We believe in the motto, Prevent. Promote. Protect., which certainly applies to vaccinations.
Visit our Frequently Asked Vaccine Questions page for more information about immunizations/shots/vaccines provided. Information includes precautions, comfort measures, misconceptions, and department policies.
We offer the following vaccinations:
- Routine childhood immunizations (DTaP, pneumococcal, Rotavirus, Hib)
- Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B and Hepatitis A/B Combination Vaccine
- Meningococcal Vaccine
- MMR Vaccine: Measles, Mumps, and Rubella
- HPV (Human Papillomavirus) Vaccine: Cervical Cancer Vaccine
- Polio Vaccine
- Pneumonia (Pneumococcal) Vaccine
- Tetanus/Diphtheria (Td) Vaccine
- Varicella Vaccine – Chickenpox
- Influenza Flu Vaccine
- Flu Season Frequently Asked Questions
- We also offer tuberculosis testing
Frequently Asked Questions:
Visit our Frequently Asked Vaccine Questions page for more information about immunizations/shots/vaccines provided. Information includes precautions, comfort measures, misconceptions, and health department policies.
How much do immunizations cost?
- There is a small fee for immunizations. However, no one will be turned away for the inability to pay.
Do I have to make an appointment?
- Due to COVID-19, walk-ins are not currently accepted.
- For immigration purposes, please schedule an appointment.
- PHHS does not offer parental exemptions for pre-school children and religious exemptions for school-aged children at this time. Please contact The Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services, Bureau of Immunizations. 1-800-219-3224.
- Flu (Influenza) or Vaccines and Immunizations – CDC
- Travelers’ Health – CDC – call toll-free 1-877-FYI-TRIP
- Six misconceptions about immunizations – CDC
- National Network for Immunization Information
- Institute for Vaccine Safety – Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
- Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System – CDC and FDA
- National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) A federal “no-fault” system designed to compensate those who have been injured by childhood vaccines administered in the private or public sectors. Call: 800/338-2382.
- American Academy of Pediatrics – Immunizations
- Every Child By Two
- Immunization Action Coalition