Vaccines protect kids from serious diseases. Keep up-to-date on your child’s immunizations, and you’ll be helping them stay healthy to do all the things they enjoy.
Childhood immunizations are no cost in Washington State for everyone under age 19.
Most insurance plans cover all the costs of getting vaccines. Visit your usual health care provider to get your shots, or check with a pharmacy to find a location near you that offers vaccines.
If you do not have insurance or your insurance does not fully cover vaccines, you can still get them for no cost through the Vaccines for Children program.
Call us at 360-778-6100 if you need help finding vaccines at no cost for your child.
Use DOH's interactive Vaccine Map to find local health care providers who give childhood immunizations.
Getting vaccinated early in life gives your child protection from diseases before they are exposed to them. Use the recommended immunization schedules below, from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, to know which shots your child needs and when.
Before attending school or child care, your child must be up-to-date on their vaccines. Find out what’s required:
There are a few ways to access your family’s immunization information:
You make educated choices about your family’s health and well-being every day, from which car seats to use to what food you eat or how to find quality child care. The choice to immunize is no different.