All childhood immunizations are available. View recommended vaccines for:
- Birth through 6 years
- Children age 7-18
- Click here for information about RSV immunization options for infants and pregnant women.
Vaccines will be billed to primary insurance or provided at no charge through the VFC (Vaccine for Children) program.
COVID-19: As recommended by CDC. Learn more here.
Flu: Recommended annually.
HPV: HPV-related cancer incidence is high in Iowa, and impacts both men and women. The HPV vaccine is a safe, effective vaccine that can prevent 90% of the 6 cancers caused by HPV including: cervical, vaginal, vulvar, anal, penile, and throat cancer. Vaccinating adolescents now with HPV vaccine will provide protection throughout their lives. Learn more here.
Children ages 11–12 years should get two doses of HPV vaccine, given 6 to 12 months apart. HPV vaccines can be given starting at age 9. A parent or guardian must accompany the child to sign permission forms prior to immunization.
Meningococcal Disease: 1st dose recommended at age 11-12 with a booster at age 16, but needed before entering 7th and 12th grades
Tdap: Protects against tetanus, diphtheria, & pertussis (whopping cough). Recommended at age 11-12, before 7th grade.
Flu: Everyone 6 months and older should get a flu vaccine every season. We currently have regular and high-dose flu shots available during our regular immunization clinics. Regular flu shots are $35 and high-dose flu shots are $85 if not covered by insurance. Bring your insurance card.
Pneumococcal Pneumonia: Pneumococcal disease is common in young children, but older adults are at greatest risk of serious illness and death. CDC recommends vaccination for all adults 65 years or older. If you are under age 65 talk to your medical provider.
RSV: The RSV vaccine helps protect adults 60 years and older from RSV disease. Older adults are at greater risk than young adults for serious complications from RSV because immune systems weaken with age. In addition, certain underlying medical conditions may increase the risk of getting very sick from RSV and older adults with these conditions may especially benefit from getting RSV vaccine. If you are 60 years and older, talk to your healthcare provider to see if RSV vaccination is right for you. Learn more here.
Shingles: Shingles is a painful rash that usually develops on one side of the body, often the face or torso. Shingles vaccination is the only way to protect against shingles. Adults 50 years and older should get two doses of Shingrix, separated by 2 to 6 months.
COVID-19: COVID-19 vaccines help our bodies develop immunity to the virus that causes COVID-19 without us having to get the illness. Stay up to date with COVID-19 vaccines by following the latest recommendations. Learn more here.
Other adult vaccinations are also available during immunization clinic hours. View all CDC recommendations here.
Visit the CDC Traveler’s Health page for more information. Additional information can also be obtained by contacting the University of Iowa Travel & Tropical Medicine Clinic at 319-356-4252 or by contacting your local physician.