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Vaccinations for Children

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By appointment only

To Get Vaccinated:

  • Call the the Kansas City, Mo., Health Department at 816-513-6108 to make an appointment. The health department no longer accepts walk-ins.
  • Children under the age of 18 need to be accompanied by parent/legal guardian.
  • Due to COVID-19 and physical distancing precautions, no more than four people may come to an appointment. (One parent or legal guardian + three children.)
  • Larger families may need to break-up visits into separate days.
  • If child is not accompanied by parent or legal guardian, then a letter, written and signed, from the parent/guardian must accompany child.
    • Letter needs to include:
      • Parent/guardian’s name
      • Child’s name
      • Name of the person accompanying the child
      • Phone number where parent/guardian can be reached
  • Bring a copy of the child’s previous shot record.
  • The person accompanying the child must have a picture ID
  • Please cancel your appointment if you have a fever, new onset of cough, and/or if you have been in contact with someone with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • To reduce the potential spread of COVID-19, masks will be required for all visitors three- years of age and older, and staff. Exceptions will be allowed for certain underlying medical conditions.

Appointments available:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
(except holidays)

Thursday
8:00 AM – 12:00 PM
(except holidays)

Friday
8:00 AM – 11:30 AM
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
(except holidays)

Please call (816) 513-6108 for more information.

How Much Do Vaccinations Cost?

Vaccinations (immunizations) are free for Kansas City, Missouri children with no health insurance, who are under-insured or eligible for Medicaid.

Fees for children if you do not live in Kansas City, Missouri proper:

  • $10 fee for the first child
  • $5 fee for each additional child within the same family

What Vaccinations Do We Have?

The clinic provides the following childhood vaccinations required in the state of Missouri prior to the first day of school:

  • Diptheria (DTaP)
  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hib (for influenza type b)
  • Polio (IPV)
  • Measles – Mumps – Rubella (MMR)
  • Meningitis
  • PCV13 (Pneumococcal)
  • Rotavirus (RV)
  • Tetanus
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • HPV (human papillomavirus)

Flu Vaccine

While not mandatory for school enrollment, the clinic does provide yearly flu shots (Influenza vaccine).

Cost:

  • Free for those eligible
  • For those with private insurance and proper proof of coverage, the health department will bill the insurance company
  • Or $35 (cash or credit card)

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention maintains a list of recommended and required immunizations:

  • Recommended Immunizations for Children (Birth through 6 years):
  • Recommended Immunizations for Preteens and Teens (7-18 years):

Please Note:

  • During the back-to-school rush, the immunization clinic may reach full capacity early and residents may be advised to schedule an appointment with their physician so children will not be held out of school until vaccines are current.
  • Please note: For exemption cards, residents need to make an appointment on a Thursday. Each child receiving a card must first be registered.

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