The Baltimore City Health Department’s Immunization Program offers services to help prevent vaccine preventable disease, to conduct disease surveillance, and to provide and monitor immunization related health education and community outreach.
- Free T.I.K.E. Clinics to those children and adolescents who qualify. A limited supply of adult immunizations may also be available with a $25 suggested donation for each adult vaccination. [TIKE Clinic Schedule September 2019] Call: 410-396-4454.
- Baltimore’s Immunization Registry Project (B.I.R.P.) works with the Maryland Department of Health's "ImmuNET" immunization information system to collect and securely disclose vaccination records for children – adolescents – young adults. Call: 410-545-3048.
- Community Education and Outreach. Call: 410-396-7575
The Baltimore City Health Department's Lead Poisoning Prevention Program will be doing Blood Lead Testing at selected TIKE immunization clinics, including:
Monday, September 16, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Thursday, September 26, 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Lead testing is done for children aged 9 months to 6 years, for pregnant women, and for those adults at occupational risk. Testing is free. Clients will be seen on a walk in, first come first serve basis. For more information about lead testing including other locations where you can take your child to be tested, please contact BCHD's Lead Poisoning Prevention Program at (443) 984-2460.
WE HAVE MOVED! The Baltimore City Health Department's Immunization Program has moved to the Eastern Health District's new location at 1200 E Fayette St - 21202 (corner of Fayette St & Aisquith St), first floor west wing.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
- How can I get immunizations for my child? We recommend going to your child’s doctor. If you do not have a medical provider, have Medicaid insurance, or do not have medical insurance that covers immunizations, you can come to our T.I.K.E. (To Immunize Kids Everywhere) Clinics. Clients are seen on a walk in, first come first serve basis, or you can make an appointment by calling 410-396-4454. [TIKE Clinic Schedule September 2019]
- What immunizations are recommended? [Childhood / Adolescent] [Adult]
- How can I make sure my child will meet their school’s immunization requirements? All children and young adults need to have an up-to-date copy of their immunization record to be enrolled in licensed day care or in school. If you would like assistance in determining whether or not your child has their required immunizations, please bring their shot record to their school’s health suite, your child’s doctor, or to our TIKE clinic. [Maryland School Vaccine Requirements Year 2019-2020]
We are exited to show our newest "Back to School" public service anouncement. Created in partnership with BCPS Commodore John Rodgers Elementary/Middle School students and produced by Wide Angle Youth Media, the video posted on Vimeo explains the importance of getting required 7th grade Tdap and Meningococcal vaccinations. See it here.
- How can I get a copy of my child’s or my shot record? We may be able to retrieve a copy of your or your child’s immunization record as transcribed into the BIRP-ImmuNET registry. Please call us at 410-545-3048.
- How can I get more information about immunizations? [Maryland Department of Health's Center for Immunization] [CDC Commonly Asked Questions for Parents] [CDC "Vacunas e immunizacion"]
- How can I get information sheets on immunizations in another language? [Immunization Action Coalition]
- Where can I get information about immunizations needed for overseas travel including general travel precautions and country alerts? [CDC Travel Information] [Find a Travel Clinic]
Baltimore City Health Department
Division of Youth Wellness & Community Health
Maternal & Child Health
1200 E Fayette St Floor 1 West
Baltimore MD 21202-4721
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