317 Immunization Program offered at Adams, Pike County health departments

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QUINCY — The 317 Immunization Program has played a critical role in achieving national immunization coverage targets and reductions in disease for more than 50 years.

The Adams and Pike County health departments are now offering TDAP and shingles vaccines under the 317 Immunization Program. This program is available for adults, ages 19 and older, who are uninsured or underinsured. Under this program, eligible adults may receive TDAP and shingles vaccines for only a minimal administration fee.

People with health insurance that covers immunizations, individuals with Medicare or individuals with Medicaid coverage for vaccines are not eligible for this program. To check eligibility, call your insurance provider or the Adams County Health Department’s immunization clinic at 217-222-8440.

The Adams County Health Department’s immunization clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. No appointment is necessary to receive vaccines.

The Pike County Health Department’s immunization clinic is open Monday and Thursday from 1 p.m.-4 p.m. No appointment is necessary to receive vaccines.

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