Back to school shots
The Vaccines For Children (VFC) Program covers vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Children thru 18 yrs. of age that meet at least one of the following criteria are eligible for VFC Program vaccines:
These children can receive VFC vaccine at the Beckley-Raleigh County Health Department.
Ensuring that no VFC eligible child contacts a vaccine-preventable disease because of his or her parent’s inability to pay for the vaccine or its administration is the goal of the VFC Program.
Private vaccines are also available and may be billed to most insurance companies.
** HEPATITIS A VACCINE AVAILABLE
For further information, other VFC questions, administration fees or to schedule an appointment,
please call (304) 256-7329 weekdays (except holidays) from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Some people think shots are just for kids. But....older adults also need shots to protect their health. Call today for advice on any of the following adult immunizations to help prevent serious health problems:
Adult Immunization Services are provided weekdays (except holidays) from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
For further information, please call (304) 252-8531, Extension 0.
While travel to destinations beyond North America and Europe is common, so are serious health risks - especially where sanitation and medical conditions are poor. Diseases such as tetanus, diphtheria, polio, typhoid, hepatitis, yellow fever, malaria, and traveler's diarrhea pose threats to the unprotected traveler. Most immunizations or health precautions are not required for entry to foreign countries, but they provide valuable protection for people who wish to travel in good health.
Each traveler is unique. Risk of exposure to disease and developing an illness while traveling is determined by several factors:
Some immunization schedules can take up to six months. Call ahead for advice on any of the following immunizations appropriate for International Travel:
International Travel Immunization Services are provided weekdays (except holidays) from 7:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. For further information, please call (304) 252-8531, Extension 0.