While kids may still be enjoying their summer break, don't forget about your school immunizations. The city of St. Joseph Health Department offers the services of immunization boosters, immunization records and Missouri birth certificates. The clinic is open Monday through Friday from 8-11am and 1-4pm. For more information, call 271-4636.
On August 9, the St. Joseph Health Department and all Mosaic clinics are accepting walk-in clients for back-to-school vaccinations for teens.
8th Grade Vaccinations:
- Required: Tdap and Meningococcal ACWY
- Recommended: Gardasil 9
12th Grade Vaccinations:
- Required: Meningococcal ACWY
- Recommended: Meningococcal B and Gardasil 9
Mosaic clinics will accept walk-ins for established patients. Contact your child's health care provider at the appropriate clinic at Mosaic Life Care to determine hours of operation for immunizations.
The health department will accept all walk-ins. Please bring the following if available: insurance card (there is no charge for immunizations to those without insurance at the city of St. Joseph Health Department), current immunization record(s), child(ren) needing immunizations, and preferably another responsible person to stay in the waiting area with family members other than the patient while immunizations are administered.
Remember, kindergarten students need boosters as well and can be seen daily between now and the beginning of school.
- Required: Polio, DTaP, MMR, Varicella
- Recommended: Hepatitis A, Influenza (in season)