Dakota County Public Health offers immunization clinics

Residents who are uninsured or whose insurance does not cover vaccines can receive immunizations at 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.

Upcoming appointment clinics will be:

• Tuesday, Aug. 14, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Dakota County 

Western Service Center, second floor

• Tuesday, Aug. 28, 8:30 to 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:

• Thursday, Aug. 9, 4 to 6 p.m. Dakota County 

Northern Service Center, fourth floor, suite 410, at 1 

Mendota Road W., West St. Paul.

A donation of $20 for each vaccination is suggested, but people who qualify for reduced-fee immunizations will not be turned away if they cannot pay the donation. Cash and checks are accepted; no credit or debit cards.

Minors under age 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian or have a signed authorization for another adult to accompany them. Forms and eligibility information are available online at www.dakotacounty.us; search “immunization clinics.” Please bring all immunization records with you to the clinic.

For more information, call 952-891-7999.

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