Immunizations at TriCounty Health Department
The immunization program at Tri County Health Department offers vaccinations to people of all ages. TCHD accepts private insurance and participates in the Vaccine For Children (VFC) program. VFC provides vaccines for children birth through 18 years of age who are enrolled in Medicaid, American Indian/Alaskan Native, under insured or uninsured. VFC vaccines are available free or at a reduced cost for eligible children.
The Utah Immunization Rule requires immunizations for entry into kindergarten and again at the start of 7th grade. Find the detailed school requirements here.
According to the rule, “students born after July 1, 1996 must meet the minimum immunization requirements of the ACIP prior to school entry for the following antigens: Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Measles, Mumps, Rubella, Hepatitis B, Hepatitis A, and Varicella.”
The rule also states, “A student born after July 1, 1993, must also meet the minimum immunization requirements of the ACIP prior to entry into the seventh grade for the following antigens: Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Varicella, and Meningococcal conjugate.”
TriCounty Health Department holds frequent back-to-school clinics throughout the tri-county area to help you get your student caught up on immunizations, our nursing staff is also available Monday through Friday for immunizations in clinic.
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