Tama County Public Health provides immunizations to all Tama County residents, birth through 18, who meet Vaccine for Children eligibility.
Immunizations that are provided are:
What are the Vaccine for Children eligibility guidelines?
Vaccine for Children eligible children birth through 18 years of age must fall into one of the following eligibility criteria:
What vaccines are available at Tama County Public Health?
The following vaccines are available:
What immunizations are required for my child to enter Day Care or School?
Day Care Law requires:
School Law requires:
When and where can I get my child immunized ?
Although walk-in immunizations are available 8:00 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, we suggest you call (641) 484-4788 to be sure a Nurse is available.
Child Health Clinics:
Appointments for immunizations at Child Health Clinics can be made by calling:
(641) 484-4788 or 1-866-484-4788.
The clinics are held:
First and Second Thursdays of each month - 8:30 – 3:30
St. Paul Lutheran Church (South entrance)
700 Harmon Street
Third Monday of each month - 8:30 – 11:30 Noon
United Presbyterian Church (South entrance)
What do I need to have to make an appointment?
In order to make a first appointment for a child, please have the child’s social security number as well as their previous shot records. Follow-up appointments will be made, as needed, at the end of your visit.
Is there a fee for the service/program?
There is no fee for services but dontions are accepted.
For more information on immunizations, check out the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention website: http://www.cdc.gov/nip