Immunization Program

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Attention parents: 

**Does your child have all of the immunizations that he/she needs? **

Immunizations are available by appointment only.

Please call (734) 544-6700 to schedule.

Check out your options for getting you and your family protected against influenza.

A local mom's personal story of her baby's death from Pertussis and a testimonial of a woman who suffered a serious bout of H1N. View video

Video courtesy of the St. Clair County Public Health Dept.

  • Find out the cost of immunizations
    We are unable to bill insurance other than Medicaid. Please be prepared to present your card. We cannot bill Medicare Part B; individuals with this insurance need to go to their health care provider or pharmacy for immunizations.
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  • Travel Immunizations
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  • Vaccine Coverage Levels
    Current vaccination rate in Washtenaw County children


Vaccines available for children 6 weeks through 18 years

To prevent the spread of vaccine preventable diseases, the Michigan School Immunization Law requires that children receive a series of immunizations and boosters before entry into schools, child care centers and family child care homes

Don't wait until the last minute! Does your child need to have their immunizations updated?


Vaccines offered by Washtenaw County Public Health:

    • Diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (Dtap) 
    • Diphtheria-Tetanus (DT)  (VFC only)
    • Haemophilus influenzae b ( Hib )
      Our family immunizations program provides routine childhood and adolescent vaccines as recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices, and as required by Michigan schools. Tuberculosis (TB) skin testing and limited adult immunizations are also available.
    • Tetanus-diphtheria (Td)
    • Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertusis (Tdap)
    • Pneumococcal conjugate (Prevnar - VFC only)
    • Rotavirus (VFC only)
    • Polio 
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Measles- Mumps- Rubella  (MMR)
      (single antigens are NOT available)  
    • Varicella (chickenpox)
    • Meningococcal conjugate (VFC ONLY)
    • Human Papilloma Virus Vaccine (HPV) (VFC only)
    • Influenza (seasonal)


Please bring any previous immunization records with you to your visit. Parent or legal guardian MUST be present for the entire visit in order for children to receive their immunizations.  



Vaccines available for adults:

Did you know? Adults put themselves at needless risk of disease by failing to get key vaccinations.
 Here's the adult vaccination schedule.

    • Influenza (seasonal)
      Vaccines are responsible for the control of many infectious diseases that were once common in this country, including polio, measles,diphtheria, pertussis (whooping cough), rubella (German measles), mumps, tetanus, and Haemophilus influenzae (Hib).
    • Tetanus-diphtheria (Td)
    • Tetanus-diphtheria-acellular pertussis (Tdap) 
    • Polio 
    • Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) 
    • Varicella (chickenpox)
    • Hepatitis A 
    • Hepatitis B 
    • Pneumococcal 
    • HPV (available only to 19 to 26 year-old Washtenaw County residents without insurance coverage for this vaccine. Please contact the Adult Health clinic at 544-6840)
    • Tuberculin skin tests (TST/Mantoux/PPD)
    • Shingles Vaccine (Zoster):
      For seniors who need the shingles vaccine, please call the sites below directly for information on appointments, payments, insurance, etc.  before you go there to get the shingles shot. Here are the pharmacies:
        • Kroger Pharmacy #68
          400 S. Maple Road
          Ann Arbor, MI 48103
          (734) 213-5343
        • Rite Aid Pharmacy
          2781 Plymouth Road (Plymouth Mall)
          Ann Arbor, MI 48105
          (734) 761-6404
      • Dexter Pharmacy
        2820 Baker Rd
        Dexter, MI  48130
        (734) 426-1600
      • Clark Professional Pharmacy
        Washtenaw Medical Arts Building
        3075 West Clark Rd
        Ypsilanti, MI   48197
        (734) 434-7333


Public Health Immunization Staff

  • Christina Karpinski, RN  Immunization Coordinator
  • Kyle Murphy, Immunization Clerk


Page updated 5/23/14

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