County plans immunization clinic

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Gazette staff
Thursday, December 5, 2013

JANESVILLE—The Rock County Health Department will hold a childhood immunization clinic from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 12, at its office at 3328 N. Highway 51, Janesville.

Parents must be present to sign forms before vaccines can be given. Records of other vaccines are needed.

The following vaccines will be available: DtaP, polio, tetanus and pertussis, MMR, infant Hib, hepatitis A and B, meningitis, HPV, varicella, rotavirus and pneumococcal.

The cost for each vaccine is $5 for those 18 and younger. It varies for older adults.

Children are eligible if they are uninsured, have insurance that does not cover immunizations, have state Medicaid assistance or are an American Indian or Alaskan native.

Adults may be eligible for some immunization services.

Vaccines also may be obtained at both Rock County offices, including the Beloit office at 61 Eclipse Center. Hours are Monday, Wednesday and Friday by appointment between 8:30 and 10:30 a.m.

In Janesville, appointments are not necessary on Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. In Beloit, appointments are not necessary from 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesdays.

For more information, call 608-757-5440 or 608-364-2010.

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