Immunization Program

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*** The Baltimore City Health Department's Lead Poisoning Prevention Program will be doing free Blood Lead Testing at selected TIKE immunization clinics.  For July:

  •   Tuesday July 10th 1p - 5p, 
  •   Thursday July 19th 10a - 2p
  •   Monday July 30th 10a - 2p

Lead testing will be done for children aged 9 months to 6 years, for pregnant women, and for those adults at occupational risk.  Testing is free, no medical insurance is required.  Clients will be seen on a walk in, first come first serve basis.  Making an appointment by calling 410-396-4454 is preferred.  Please call Ms. Rose Jefferson, CHN III, at 410-396-4454 for additional information. ***

Immunization Program

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 vaccination.  [TIKE Clinic Schedule July 2018]  Call: 410-396-4454.
  • Baltimore’s Immunization Registry Project (B.I.R.P.) works with Maryland MDH’s ImmuNET immunization information system to collect and securely disclose vaccination records for children – adolescents – young adults.  Call:  410-545-3048.
  • Education and Outreach to individual children who are delayed in their recommended immunizations, and to neighborhoods at risk for under immunization.  Call:  410-396-4454
  • Peri Natal Hepatitis-B Surveillance.  Call:  410-396-7575

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.  We encourage you to call for an appointment at 410-396-4454.  [TIKE Clinic Schedule July 2018]
  • 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 2018-2019]
     
  • 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"]

Contact Information

Immunization Program
Baltimore City Health Department
620 N Caroline Street
Baltimore  MD  21205

Tel:  410-396-4454
Fax:  410-396-3965

 


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