Don’t Delay… Vaccinate Today!
State-provided vaccines are available to children from birth through 18 years of age.

Immunizing children on schedule is the best protection against dangerous diseases. Along with regular checkups at the doctor’s office or health clinic, immunizations are the best way to keep all children and adults healthy.

Clinic Information
  • Clinics are by appointment.
  • If you have commercial insurance you must call your insurance company to verify vaccine coverage prior to your appointment.
  • Bring all necessary forms found below.
  • Bring all past records of immunization.
  • If there are special needs, please discuss scheduling concerns with our staff.
  • Adult immunizations are available – call to schedule.
  • Read our HIPAA Policy
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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

The HPV vaccine is a current topic of controversy in the immunization world. For more information on when the vaccine is recommended and on HPV, visit the CDC website.  Also, visit this site for a good blog entitled “Why Some Parents are Refusing HPV Vaccine for their Children.”

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Pertussis (Whooping Cough)

Pertussis, also known as whooping cough, is a potentially deadly infection that can strike at any age, but is particularly dangerous for babies. More than 60% of babies (or 3 out of 5) with reported cases of pertussis are hospitalized, and more than 90% of pertussis-related deaths are among babies younger than 4 months of age.  Click here for further information on Pertussis.

Billing and Payment Information

The Van Wert County General Health District will submit claims to insurance companies of all insurance eligible clients.  You are responsible to bring your insurance cards to your appointment.  You are responsible to pay for any co-payments or deductibles that have not been met at the time of service.

The Van Wert County Health Department accepts HSA, Visa, MasterCard or Discover credit cards.  A convenience fee that will be added to your total charge.

Questions?

Please call or email for information and cost.

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