Immunizations

COVID-19 vaccines now available at the UG Public Health Department at 619 Ann Ave! By appointment only. Call (913) 573-8815 to set up an appointment for a COVID-19 vaccination. To set an appointment for other immunizations, call our main number at (913) 573-8855.

For information on COVID-19 vaccines, go to our COVID-19 Vaccine Hub or call 3-1-1. For information on other types of vaccinations provided by the UG Public Health Department, see below.

Services provided:

  • Federally Funded Vaccine for Children Program (VFC): For ages (6) weeks - (18) years.
    • Bee Wise Immunize! The FIRST Monday of each month, the immunization administration fee is waived for children under 3 years old.
  • Immunization Clinic Information: (913) 573-8888
  • Adult Immunizations
  • Foreign Travel Immunizations
  • Immunization records or questions: (913) 573-8855

Are appointments necessary?
Yes, services are by appointment only at this time. Call (913) 573-8855 to set up an appointment.

Who is eligible for vaccines?
Vaccines for Children (VFC), State General Fund, and Federal 317 program provides vaccines for children. All children will be screened for eligibility based on Federal and State guidelines. Please bring insurance and income information. There is an administration fee per vaccine for those individuals who qualify for state vaccine. Please call (913) 573-8855 for current pricing. We do bill Medicaid and HealthWave.

A parent or guardian must provide written consent for children under age (18). Please bring child’s current immunization record to the visit.

Is there a fee?
Yes, there is a fee for each immunization administered. Please call (913) 573-8855 for current pricing.

Note: The the fee is waived for children under 3 years old on Bee Wise Mondays.

Immunization Education & Support:
Immunizations - Childhood
Office Hours: Monday - Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

Immunization Outreach and Education Includes:

Frequently Asked Immunization Questions

How many shots will my child receive?
Each child is different, with many factors to consider before the decision is made to immunize your child. Schedules from the ACIP are the official federal recommendations for the use of vaccines and immune globulins in the United States, and are published by the CDC. These schedules indicate the recommended ages for routine administration of currently licensed childhood vaccines, for children through the age of (18).

How do I care for my child after his or her immunizations?
You should receive a VIS for each vaccine given. These statements should be read before any shots are given. Please ask the nurse if you have any questions about any of the VIS's. You will also receive an information sheet called: "After the Shots". This sheet will explain how to reduce the possible side effects of the immunizations.. More.

Are vaccines safe, and how can I get more information?
Yes, vaccines are safe. There are many resources available on the internet about vaccines, some is based in science, while others are very misleading. Anyone can put together a website, and because rumors and misinformation travel so quickly on the information superhighway, it is important to use critical thinking skills when researching immunization information on the internet.

Helpful Resources for Immunization and Health: