Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department will be offering Vaccines for Children at public clinics in April. Anyone two months and older are invited to get their vaccinations. Walk-ins are welcome.
» Hayes Center: April 24 during kindergarten and seventh grade physicals, 1 p.m. until all students are completed at the Hayes Center High School gym.
» Ogallala: Thursday 12:30-1:30 p.m. at Prairie View Elementary School, superintendent’s office.
» Trenton: Tuesday 3:30-4:30 p.m. at Hitchcock County High School library.
» McCook: Daily, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., 404 West 10th Street (one block north of Arby’s).
Check with your local health care provider for other locations.
Children with no insurance, under-insured, Medicaid, Native American or Native Alaskan qualify for the state-funded vaccine are eligible. Adults who are uninsured or under-insured may also qualify for state funded vaccine.Vaccines for Children is funded in whole with federal and DHHS funds. Call the office for qualifications at 308-345-4223. Both state funded and private vaccines are available at these clinics. Insurance billing and cash or credit card payment options are available to those who do not qualify for the free vaccine.
Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department serves Chase, Dundy, Frontier, Furnas, Hayes, Hitchcock, Keith, Perkins and Red Willow counties. To contact SWNPHD, log on to Facebook and Twitter or view the website at swhealth.ne.gov. call 308-345-4223 or stop by the office at 404 W. 10th St. in McCook.