Vaccines play an important role in keeping us healthy.  They protect us from serious and sometimes deadly diseases. It is normal to have questions about vaccines.  Find answers to common questions about vaccines here

Once you have the information you need, make sure that you and your family are up to date on your vaccinations.  They are your best shot against serious, preventable illness.

Childhood Vaccines

Children 18 years of age and younger may receive vaccines at Montgomery County Health Department.  We can provide vaccines to children who are un-insured, insured, or are covered under Missouri Health Net (Medicaid).  The following are the childhood vaccines that Montgomery County Health Department has available:

  • Pentacel (DTap, Polio, HIB)
  • Rotavirus
  • Prevnar 13
  • Hepatitis B
  • Hepatitis A
  • Bexsero (Meningococcal B)
  • Tdap
  • Menactra (Meningitis)
  • Gardasil 9 (HPV vaccine)
  • Varicella
  • MMR
  • Influenza

To access the recommended vaccine schedule for children, go to:

What is needed to get child immunizations at Montgomery County Health department:

  • Consent from the parent or legal guardian is required for children under the age of 18.
  • Bring the child’s up-to-date immunization record to the appointment.

What are the required vaccines for Missouri students?  Follow this link:

Adult Vaccines

The specific immunizations you need as an adult are determined by factors such as age, lifestyle, health conditions, and previous immunizations.  We can provide vaccines to insured and have most vaccines available for those who are uninsured or have Medicaid.  Montgomery County Health Department has the following adult immunizations available:

  • Hepatitis A
  • Hepatitis B
  • Shingrix (shingles)
  • Prevnar 13 (pneumonia)
  • Pneumovax 23 (pneumonia)
  • Influenza
  • Tdap

Immunization Records

Our agency inputs all administered vaccines into ShowMeVax.  This is Missouri’s immunization information system, a centralized resource for tracking an individual’s immunization history and status.  Montgomery County Health Department can print these for Missouri residents at no cost during our walk-in clinic hours.