Weekly Immunization Clinic Rescheduled for Monday, Sept. 15
The weekly immunization clinic scheduled for Tuesday, Sept. 16, at the San Angelo-Tom Green County Health Department will be conducted on Monday, Sept. 15, instead.The Health Department will be closed Sept. 16-17 as its personnel conducts sexually transmitted disease and HIV testing for Tom Green County Jail inmates.
The immunization clinic will return to its normal day and times on Sept. 23. The weekly clinics are open to walk-ins (no appointments) from 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays at the Health Department, 2030 Pulliam St., Suite 8. Those seeking vaccines must present updated shot records at the time of the visit; there are no exceptions to this requirement.
The cost for children up to 18 years old is $22 per visit per child. For adults ages 19 and older, the cost is $22 per shot.
To receive a state-funded vaccine, patients must meet Texas Vaccines for Children (TVFC) eligibility requirements. For children, those are: no health insurance for the child or health insurance does not cover vaccines; eligible for Medicaid; or of American Indian or Alaskan Native descent. The eligibility requirement for adults is that they have no health insurance.
Tuberculosis testing is also offered at the immunization clinics at a cost of $20.