County Offering Free Adult Vaccinations

By: News 10
By: News 10

The Jackson County Health Department is expanding its vaccine program to offer free shots to uninsured and under-insured adults.

The vaccines include:
- Zoster Vaccine (Shingles) for adults 60-64 years old

- HPV Vaccine for women 19-26 years old

- Varicella Vaccine (Chickenpox) for people born after 1980 with no evidence of immunity

- Pneumonia Vaccine for adults 19 years or older that meet risk criteria

- Twinrix Vaccine (HepA/HepB combination) for high-risk individuals

The vaccines are free for uninsured and under-insured adults. Patients who can afford it may be asked to pay an administrative fee of $16.75 per vaccine. Call the Jackson County Health Department's immunization clinic at (517) 788-4468 for more information.


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