Vaccines for Children

Program Information

smiling female toddlerAll routine children's vaccines are available at Columbus Public Health. Some immunizations for high-risk conditions may require a prescription from a physician. Columbus Public Health does not provide travel immunization. 

Recommended Children's Vaccines

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Whooping Cough (Tdap)
  • Polio (inactivated)
  • Pneumonia (Prevnar-13)
  • Haemophilus Influenzae B (Hib)
  • Rotavirus (Rotateq)
  • Meningitis (MCV4)
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
  • Chickenpox (Varicella)
  • Human Papillomavirus* (HPV4, Gardasil)
  • Influenza (during flu season)

Children 18 and under may receive all required vaccines, and if eligible, all recommended vaccines.

TAKE THIS QUIZWhat Vaccines Do You Need? 


Vaccine Schedule, Safety, and Supporting Your Child 

Childhood immunization schedule 
What every child needs and when

Be There for Your Child During Shots  
How to make shots as comfortable as possible for your child

Vaccine Safety Information 


Fees for Children's Vaccine (subject to change)

  • Administration charge for each vaccination: $10.00
  • Nurse Assessment fee for each visit: $15.00
  • All fees are on a sliding scale for uninsured children 18 years old and younger.
  • No child will be denied if not able to pay.

*Note: we don't have Human Papillomavirus vaccine available for children with private insurance.


Payment Types Accepted

  1. Cash
  2. Checks
  3. Debit/Credit cards (Visa, Master Card, and Discovery only) on site at CPH cashier's office.
  4. The following insurance plans (plans may not cover all vaccines)
    • Medicaid
    • Medicare Part B
    • CareSource
    • Molina
    • UHC
    • Anthem BC/BS
    • Buckeye Community
    • UHC Community
    • Paramount Advantage
    Insurance cards must be presented at time of service, and will be accepted if the patient is eligible for coverage. To use an insurance card you must present photo ID. If you have immunization coverage with another insurance company, check with them for an in-network place to get vaccines, or visit us and ask for a copy of the Fee Ticket which you can submit to your insurance company for reimbursement.

Publications

Civil Surgeons and Sites for Immunization for Adults for Change of Status
Travel Immunizations
Referral List for Zostavax Shingles Vaccine
Referral List for Adult Pneumonia Vaccine

Downloadable Forms:

Please return signed record release forms to:
Columbus Public Health
Attention: Medical Records, Room 104
240 Parsons Avenue
Columbus, OH 43215  

or fax to (614) 645-0048

Resources & Links

Location, Hours, Contact

Hours

Columbus Public Health
8:00 am – 2:15 pm
Mon

10:00 am – 6:15 pm  
Tues

8:00 am  11:15 am
Wed 

8:00 am – 4:15 pm
Thu, Fri       

Clinic may stop taking patients early if it becomes full. 

Worthington United
Methodist Church

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Third Tuesday of every month

Contact

Immunization Clinic
(614) 645-7945