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180 Kentucky Avenue  |  West Plains, Missouri 65775  |  Phone:  417-256-7078

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The Howell County Health Department provides vaccinations to children, adults, and travelers abroad. Fees will be incurred for adult and traveler immunizations. Immunization clinics are held in three locations:

Please call for an appointment.

Child & Adolescent Vaccinations

We provide vaccinations to children from birth through age 18 for the following diseases:

The Howell County Health Department provides Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program vaccines for children age 18 and under who meet one of the following criteria:

Please note the following changes: Beginning Oct. 1, 2012, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) implemented changes to the policy for vaccines provided through the Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. As of this date, VFC vaccine cannot be used to immunize fully-insured individuals, defined as anyone with insurance that covers the cost of vaccine, even if:

Adult Vaccinations

We provide vaccines for adults for the following diseases:

Travel Vaccincations

Adults and children traveling outside the United States are recommended or required to receive certain immunizations. Check the CDC's website to see the latest recommendations for your destination. The Howell County Health Department will provide appropriate vaccinations for a fee to individuals traveling outside of the United States. Call for information about current pricing. The center is located at:

180 Kentucky Avenue
West Plains, MO 65775

Phone:  417-256-7078

Available Travel Vaccinations

Missouri 2013-14 School Year Immunization Schedule (0-6 yrs)

Recommended Child Immunization Schedule (0-6 yrs)

Adult Immunization Recommendations

Recommended Pre-Teen & Teen Immunization Schedule (7-18 yrs)

Immunization Requirements for Children in Missouri Childcare & Preschool

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