Immunizations are considered one of the greatest medical achievements for
the 20th century. Vaccines prevent disease in people who receive
them and protect those who come in contact with unvaccinated individuals.
Diseases that once killed many children and adults are rarely seen today
because of immunization. But these diseases are still around, especially in
other parts of the world. Vaccination continues to be one of the most
important things you can do to protect your child and yourself from
Public Health offers immunization against childhood and adult
vaccine-preventable diseases. Click here for a list of what we offer. Go to list of
immunization clinic dates and times.
do children and teens need shots?
There are many good sources of immunization information
available on the internet. Unfortunately, there is also a lot of false
information to be found. The sites listed below have accurate, scientific
Vaccines (Information compiled from
federal agencies about vaccines)
Centers for Disease Control and
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Vaccine Education Center
Award Winning Website about
the History of Vaccines
All clinics are held at
Health and Human Services Center (Public Health/East Entrance)
2nd Tuesday of the month 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Tuesday of the month 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Clinics are open to those who do not have health insurance that covers
vaccines and those who have Medicaid/BadgerCare (the Forward Card).
- DTaP, Tdap, Td, Polio, Hib, MMR, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, Chickenpox
(varicella), Rotavirus, Pneumococcal Conjugate, HPV and Meningococcal are available at all
clinic sites. Must bring written immunization record
to be eligible for vaccination.
- TB skin testing is available at the Tuesday clinics. Must
return in 48-72 hours to have the skin test read.
- Spanish interpreters are available at all clinics.
- There is a small administration fee, no charge for MA/BadgerCare
recipients. No one is denied vaccine supplied by the State of Wisconsin for failure to pay.
- Children under age 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present
or have written permission to be vaccinated.
- No appointment is necessary.
For questions or further information, please call the Public Health unit
at 262-741-3140 or
call toll free 800-365-1587
or e-mail at
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