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Monday, March 5, 2018

Dakota County Public Health offers immunization clinics

Residents who are uninsured or whose insurance does not cover vaccines can receive immunizations during upcoming Dakota County Public Health immunization clinics. In addition to the uninsured or underinsured, immunization clinics are also open to children enrolled on a Minnesota health care program (Medical Assistance, MinnesotaCare or Prepaid Medical Assistance Program) or are American Indian or Alaskan Native. Eligibility information is available online at www.dakotacounty.us; search immunization clinics.
 
The flu vaccine is available in addition to other recommended adult and childhood immunizations. A donation of $20 for each vaccination is suggested, but people who qualify for reduced-fee immunizations will not be turned away if they are not able to pay the donation. Cash and checks are accepted; no credit or debit cards.
 
Upcoming appointment clinics will be:
·         Tuesday, March 13, 1–4 p.m. Dakota County Western Service Center , second floor.

·         Tuesday, March 27, 8:30–11:30 a.m. Dakota County Western Service Center, second floor.

The Western Service Center is at 14955 Galaxie Ave., Apple Valley. Call 952-891-7528 to schedule an appointment. 
 
A walk-in clinic (no appointment needed) is planned for:

·         Tuesday, March 20, 4–6 p.m. Western Service Center, second floor.

Minors under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or have a signed authorization for another adult to accompany them. This form is available online at www.dakotacounty.us; search immunization clinics. Please bring all immunization records with you to the clinic. 
 
For more information, call the Immunization Hotline at 952-891-7999.

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