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ACIP currently recommends that 11- and 12-year-olds receive these vaccines:
- Tdap (tetanus, diphtheria, whooping cough)
All students entering 7th grade will need proof of a Tdap booster shot before starting school.
- HPV (human papillomavirus)
Boys and girls need 3 shots for full protection.
Preteens need one shot now and a booster at age 16.
- Influenza (flu)
Flu vaccine is needed every year!
Many kids didn’t get their second chickenpox shot. Check with the doctor.
Mission: The San Luis Obispo County Public Health Immunization Program provides comprehensive immunization services to reduce the incidents of specific diseases that are known to be preventable by immunization. The program services include year round pediatric and adult immunization clinics, travel immunizations, and seasonal flu vaccine clinics. Contact clinic offices for individual appointments.
Goal: The goal of the San Luis Obispo County Immunization Program is to assure appropriate, on-time immunizations for infants, children, adolescents and adults in the county. The program acts as a resource to provide accurate and timely immunization information to private and public health care providers, to schools and child care centers, and to the general public.
Immunization Registry: The San Luis Obispo Public Health Department is a member of the California Immunization Registry (CAIR). The purpose of the registry is to assure accurate, safe and complete immunization records are available to all health providers, and others authorized by law, such as schools. A Client disclosure (spanish) is available ( 232 pdf).
Immunization Records Request:
Ask for Kelly at (805) 781-5722
Vaccine Fee list: These prices are subject to change as vaccine costs change.
Public Health Immunization Services are Offered by Appointment
Click here to see clinic locations, hours and services offered.
Types of Immunizations:
Vaccines are among the 20th Century's most successful and cost-effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death. They not only prevent a vaccinated individual from developing a potentially serious disease, but they also help protect the entire community by reducing the spread of infectious agents.
Table of Vaccine-Preventable Disease statistics
Immunizations Schedules by Age:
Influenza (Flu) Immunizations
American Academy of Pediatrics
California Vaccines for Children Program- Immunization training and resources
CDC National Immunization Program
Common Questions Parents Ask About Infant Immunizations
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Excellent Vaccine Education Center
Immunization Action Coalition Vaccine Information, Safety and Importance
Stanford Medical Center: Hepatitis B
Vaccinate Your Baby Find out what Amanda Peet and Rosalynn Carter say about vaccines.
Vaccine Preventable Diseases
Facts for Parents About Vaccine Safety (77 pdf)
Vaccine Safety: The Facts (46 pdf)
California State IZ Branch