Vaccinations & Immunizations
Clay County Health Department’s immunization program provides all childhood immunizations, Monday thru Friday by appointment. Certain immunizations are required by NC prior to children entering public school systems. Many colleges also require updated immunizations prior to entrance.
The Health Department utilizes the North Carolina Immunization Registry (NCIR). This is an electronic system of record keeping which is utilized state wide by the health departments. Upon completion of data entry, the parent may receive a printed shot record with the North Carolina State Seal as a water mark.
Adult Immunizations (ages 18 and up) are also available by appointment; fees for these vary according to the vaccine needed. Adult immunizations include:
- Tetanus Vaccine
- Hepatitis A Vaccine
- Hepatitis B Vaccine Twinrix (Hepatitis A & B combined)
- Influenza (Flu) Vaccine –seasonally
- Pneumonia Vaccine
- Certain vaccines for Foreign Travel (call us for more information)
Clay County Health Department provides screening, education, and vaccines for people who are traveling to other countries. Each country has unique vaccine recommendations and requirements for people to enter so be sure to contact the health department 4-6 weeks prior to your trip to be sure you have time to complete any vaccine series that you may need. We provide all needed travel vaccines including yellow fever and malaria prevention. Please call for an appointment.