July Vaccines for Children Public Clinics Offered

Summer is quickly flying by. Now is the perfect time to get the shots your kindergartener, 7th grader or college student will need for the upcoming fall semester.

Southwest Nebraska Public Health Department (SWNPHD) will be offering Vaccines for Children at public clinics in July.  Anyone two months and older are invited to get their vaccinations.  Walk-ins are welcome.

Locations include:

CurtisMonday, July 8th, 4:30-5:30 at Medicine Valley High School

OgallalaThursday, July 18th,12:30-1:30 pm MT at Prairie View Elementary School, Superintendent’s office

McCookdaily, 8:00-4:00 pm at 404 West 10th Street (one block north of Arby’s)


Other locations: check with your local health care provider.


Schedule now to avoid the last-minute summer rush.


Children with no insurance, under-insured, Medicaid, Native American or Native Alaskan qualify for the state-funded vaccine. 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.  You can follow us on Facebook and Twitter or view the website at www.swhealth.ne.gov. Call (308) 345-4223 or stop by the office at 404 West 10th Street in McCook.