Immunization Clinic now available by appointment only at Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care

Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care has announced it will begin to resume immunizations on an appointment-only basis. During COVID-19, the walk-in immunization clinics will remain on hold, but for those that want to call ahead and make an appointment, they can do so by calling 563-568-5660. When the appointment is made, instructions will be given for the private location the immunizations will be administered.

Immunizations are extremely important. They have eradicated Small Pox, eliminated polio from the Americas and they have almost eliminated Tetanus, Diphtheria and Rubella.  Immunizations have also greatly reduced the occurrence of Measles, Pertussis and  Meningitis. Millions of deaths and other tragedies have also been prevented by vaccines.

The Iowa Department of Public Health, Bureau of Immunization, requires the Meningitis vaccine for students enrolling in seventh and 12th grades. Other common vaccines available at Community and Home Care include Hepatitis B, HPV, MMR, Flu, Hepatitis A, Varicella (chicken pox), Meningitis, Meningitis B, Rotovirus, Polio and Pneumonia.

The Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care staff keeps records of each child in Allamakee County that has received shots at their office and can send the record to the child’s school or daycare as requested.

For more information or to make an appointment for a private immunization clinic, call Veterans Memorial Hospital Community and Home Care in Waukon at 563-568-3411.

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