Cost for the vaccine will be $20. Children who meet Texas Department of State Health Services criteria may be charged $8. Parents will need to know the limits and coverage of their health insurance to determine eligibility for the state provided vaccine. Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP, Private Pay First Care, cash or check will be accepted for payment.
Pneumonia vaccinations will also be available at the clinic. These vaccinations will cost $70 or Medicare will be accepted. An individual receiving the flu and pneumonia vaccines will be charged $80. Pneumonia vaccinations are recommended for individuals 65 and older, and individuals with respiratory or other medical conditions. Medical staff will be available to evaluate the need for a pneumonia vaccination.
Starting Tuesday, October 8, flu vaccinations will be available during the Division’s regularly scheduled Immunization Clinics on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that everyone receive a flu vaccination each year to prevent the flu and potential complications. Questions about the vaccines availability and/or usefulness may call the Health District at 325-692-5600.