Health and Community Services Department
IMMUNIZATION CLINIC - Tdap Vaccine
The Kalamazoo County Health and Community Services Department is currently offering the Tdap vaccine. Those eligible for this vaccine include:
- Adolescents 11 - 18 years of age who have not had a tetanus-containing vaccine within the last five years.
- Adults 19 - 64 years of age who have not had a tetanus-containing vaccine within the last five years.
- Adults in close contact with an infant 12 months old or younger if it has been more than two years since the last tetanus-containing vaccine.
- Healthcare workers with direct patient contact and more than two years since last tetanus shot.
If you have insurance, you must call your insurance company to verify that you have coverage for Tdap. If your insurance covers Tdap, please call your doctor for availability or you may receive the vaccination at our clinic at a cost of $45. For private insurance billing information CLICK HERE.
The Tdap vaccine is also available through the Vaccine For Children (VFC) program at a reduced cost. The VFC program covers children 18 and younger who are:
- Native Alaskan
- American Indian
- Insured but not covered for vaccinations
The Tdap vaccine is available through our clinic. Please call 373-5203 to make an appointment.
Td (tetanus) vaccine should be used in the event of a severe cut or burn if:
- The patient has already received the Tdap vaccine
- The patient is 65 years or older
- The patient is 7 - 9 years of age
- If pregnant, Td is preferred but Tdap can be given as soon as possible after delivery
Kalamazoo County Health & Community Services is committed to providing equitable, culturally competent care to all individuals served, regardless of race, age, sex, color, national origin, religion, height, weight, marital status, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or disability.
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