- Health Department
- Immunizations for Children and Adults
Immunizations for Children and Adults
The Health Department provides children and adult immunizations. Keeping your immunizations current provides the maximum protection against many diseases that can be life threatening.
Appointments are required for all immunizations. Children under the age of 18 must have their shot record as well as be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or an adult with written permission in order to give consent. The following vaccinations are available per eligibility requirements. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call (417) 623-6122.
- COVID-19 - Moderna vaccine for 18 and up
- DTaP, Td or Tdap - Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis
- Haemophilus B influenza (Hib) - prevents bacterial meningitis
- Hepatitis A - prevents a serious liver disease spread through oral-fecal route
- Hepatitis B - prevents a serious liver disease spread through bodily fluids
- Human Papillomavirus (known as HPV or Gardasil vaccine) - prevents multiple types of cancer and can be administered to males and females
- Influenza (flu) - recommended beginning at 6 months of age
- Meningococcal - prevents serious brain, blood and spinal cord diseases
- MMR - Measles, Mumps, Rubella
- Pneumococcal - prevents serious blood and lung diseases
- Polio - prevents paralysis
- Rotavirus - prevents deadly diarrheal disease; administered orally at age 2 months and ending before 8 months
- Shingles - administered only to 50 and up; prevents disease causing a painful rash and long-term nerve pain
- Varicella (chickenpox) - prevents contagious disease causing a rash and can be life threatening
Child and Adolescent Vaccinations
Vaccines available include those recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP). Vaccinations are provided through three program options. A $13.00 copay may be charged to the client depending on eligibility. Please call us at (417) 623-6122 to discuss the options and to schedule an appointment.
1. The Vaccines For Children (VFC) Program provides vaccines for children age 18 and under who meet one of the following criteria. If VFC eligible, there are no fees for cost of the vaccine, only for the administration of the vaccine, which is $13.00 per child per visit.
- Uninsured or Medicaid eligible
- Underinsured (for those with insurance that does not cover vaccines)
- American Indian or Alaskan native
2. Vaccinations covered by insurance. Fees for these vaccinations are dependent upon insurance coverages.
3. Cash payment as needed depending on the person's situation.
Adult vaccinations are provided through two program options. Please call us at (417) 623-6122 to discuss the options and to make an appointment.
1. Vaccinations covered by insurance. Fees for these vaccinations are dependent upon insurance coverages and will be processed through a program called Vaxcare.
2. Uninsured individuals may qualify for federally-provided vaccines if certain eligibility requirements are met.
3. Cash payment for the cost of immunization services (cost of vaccine and administration) for those individuals who do not have insurance or have insurance not covered by the Vaxcare program. Written documentation will be provided for the individual to file with own insurance.
|Vaccine Charge||Administration Charge|
|Adults with Medicaid||Billed to Medicaid||Billed to Medicaid|
|Adults with Medicare||Billed to Vaxcare||Billed Vaxcare|
|Adults Insured with Full Immunization Coverage||Billed to Insurance through Vaxcare||Billed to Insurance through Vaxcare|
|Adults without Insurance or with Partial Insurance Coverage||Current Vaccine Cost-|
Uninsured individuals may qualify for select immunizations at no charge for the vaccine
|$13.00 per person|
|Travel Vaccinations||Current Vaccine Cost||$13.00 per vaccination|