Siouxland District Health Department

Creating a healthy community for all

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SDHD is currently looking for both medical and non-medical individuals who are interested in volunteering for the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC). Individuals will help our community prepare for, respond to, and recover from a variety of public health emergencies and other community events. Learn more about how you can help or complete the volunteer application, save it to your computer, and email it to tbrock@sioux-city.org.

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IMMUNIZATIONS

Need a copy of your child's immunization record? Click Here. Must have name, date of birth, and a Social Security or Medicaid number.

To better serve our clients, effective April 1, 2014 all immunizations for infants, children and adults will be by appointment only. SDHD will no longer offer walk-in children's immunization clinics. This transition will reduce wait
times for individuals and families and allow for more personal services. To schedule an appointment, call 712-279-6119 and ask for the clinic.

Immunization eligibility information for Vaccine for Children's (VFC) program in English and Spanish 

Click here for more information.

All clinics held at SDHD, 1014 Nebraska St.

There is a $10.00 administration fee per child for all non-Iowa Medicaid children receiving vaccinations through our immunization clinics.  We accept cash, check, credit or debit cards for payment at this time. In addition, we are unable to accept children with Hawk-I coverage.  These children should be taken to their physician for immunizations.

  

Immunizations Overview for Children PDF Print E-mail

immunization injection

The VFC program provides vaccines for all children from birth through 18 years of age who meet one of the following criteria:

  •  Child has no health insurance coverage
  •  Child is American Indian or Alaskan Native
  •  Child is enrolled in Medicaid. The following Medicaid programs are qualifiers for Vaccines for Children
      • Medicaid Greencard, Medicaid HMO(s), Medipass Gatekeeper program, and Medicaid as secondary health coverage. (Individuals who have a primary health insurance company and Medicaid as secondary coverage are eligible for the VFC program and should be immunized using state supplied vaccine.)
  •  Child is underinsured
      • Underinsured means the child has some type of health insurance, but the benefit plan does not include immunizations.
      • Underinsured children are eligible to receive VFC vaccine only if they are served by a Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC), Rural Health Clinic (RHC) or public health clinic.)

 

In addition, SDHD is unable to serve children enrolled in hawk-i.  This program covers childhood immunizations.  These children should be taken to their regular physician for their immunizations.

 

Need an immunization record for your child? Click here to link to the IRIS, Iowa's Immunization Registry Information System.

 

Immunizations By Appointment Only

To better serve our clients, effective April 1, 2014 all immunizations for infants, children and adults will be by appointment only. SDHD will no longer in children's immunization clinics. This transition will reduce wait times for individuals and families and allow for more personal services.

To schedule an appointment, call 712-279-6119 and ask for the clinic.Siouxland District Health Department participates in the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program. The VFC Program was created to meet the vaccination needs of children from birth through 18 years of age. The program is intended to help raise childhood immunization levels, especially among infants and young children. This program supplies federally purchased vaccine at no cost to eligible children.

 

Helpful LinksDrawing vaccine

IDPH: Available Vaccines and Covered Age Ranges

CDC Vaccines & Immunizations

IDPH: Bureau of Immunizations

 

 

 

Immunization Guidelines

VFC: Available Vaccines and Covered Age Ranges

Immunizations for Babies (English)

Immunizations for Babies (Spanish)

2013 Immunization Schedule for Children ages Birth - 6 years (English)

2013 Immunization Schedule for Children ages Birth - 6 years (Spanish)

2013 Immunization Schedule for Children ages 7 - 18 years (English)

2013 Immunization Schedule for Children ages 7 - 18 years (Spanish)

When Do Children and Teens Need Vaccinations? (English)

When Do Children and Teens Need Vaccinations? (Spanish)

 

 

 

 
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