Union County Immunization Center
Established by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders (in 1996) to provide immunizations to eligible children (those without medical insurance) through the federal Vaccines for Children (VFC) program. The VFC is administered by the Centers for Disease Control’s (CDC) National Immunization Program.
Vaccines for eligible children ages two months to age 18 provided are:
1. TD – Tetanus and Diphtheria
2. DtaP – Whooping Cough or Pertussis
3. HIB – Haemophilus Influenza Type B
4. Prevnar – Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (for bacterial infections that cause pneumonia, blood, and brain infections)
10. MMR – Measles, Mumps and Rubella (German or 3-day Measles)
11. Hepatitis A
13. Varicella – Chickenpox
15. Pediarix – DtaP; Hepatitis B; and IPV (inactivated polio vaccine)
1. Child Birth Certificate
2. Current vaccine record
3. Parents ID or legal guardian ID. (Legal guardian must have guardianship papers from the Court. No notarized letters accepted.)
4. If child is in school, referral by school nurse must be presented.