The Health Department
provides immunizations at NO COST for children who are on Medicaid, who are uninsured, underinsured, or an American Indian/Alaskan native. We can
also bill most insurance companies for childhood immunizations. We
administer vaccines for children (birth through 18 years) by appointment, Monday
and Wednesday, 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM, and Tuesday and Thursday, 8:30 AM to 4:00 PM.
Call 812-738-3237, Option 1, to make an appointment. Office hours are Monday
and Wednesday, 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, thru Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM.
shot received at the health department is recorded in the Children &
Hoosiers Immunization Registry Program (CHIRP). Doctor's offices have
access to CHIRP, and so do all Indiana county health departments. Any
immunization received at any Indiana county health department is on the CHIRP
database, which is accessible to qualified personnel from the internet at any
To bring a child for immunizations, you must be their parent or legal
guardian. If you are not (if you are a step-parent, grandparent, babysitter, or other
relative), you MUST bring a note signed by the parent or guardian stating that
it is okay for you to bring the child for their immunizations.
bring an updated copy of the child's shot record and an insurance card
for those who are insured.
Immunizations for Travelers or College Students
Most vaccines are available
at NO COST for uninsured or under-insured adults through our 317 Program. Call (812) 738-3237, option 1, to make your appointment today.
- Measles / Mumps / Rubella
Hepatitis A vaccine
Hepatitis B vaccine
- Hepatitis A & B (together)
for Travelers - Tetanus / Diptheria / Pertussis
ages 18 to 64 years
Testing, surveillance, education, and medication.
TB tests are required by many companies as a condition of employment. The
Health Department offers the Mantoux TB skin test by appointment for $8.00. You must
return two or three days after receiving the test to have it read and the
results recorded. Call 812-738-3237, Option 1, to make an appointment.
cough (pertussis) is on the rise in Indiana! Pertussis
is a bacterial illness transmitted by nose or throat droplets. Infants
can experience serious illness with poor feeding, weight loss,
slowed or stopped breathing, pneumonia, seizures or death.
YOUR VACCINES ARE UP TO DATE!
good cough etiquette and good hand washing practices.
caring for young children should make sure they are fully immunized
against pertussis to prevent spreading this potentially
812-738-3237, Option 1, to make an appointment for your pertussis
the CDC for more information
rid of unwanted medications
off your expired, unused or unwanted medications any time.
that remain in home medicine cabinets are highly susceptible to misuse
and abuse. Clean out your medicine
Public drop boxes for
unwanted medications are located:
the lobby of the Harrison County Sheriff's office, 1445 Gardner Lane NW, Corydon
at the Milltown Police Department, 212-B
Hancock Street, Milltown
Enforcement is partnered with the Harrison County Substance Abuse
clinics are offered
at your site. Our nurses will come vaccinate your staff, students,
etc. Call 812-738-3237, Option 1 for more information.
Citizen Screenings for blood
pressure are offered at various Senior Citizen sites throughout the
county. Call our office, 812-738-3237, Option 1, for dates and times.
put so many things directly in their mouths, and some things may not be too
safe. High lead levels can cause damage to their brain, kidneys, liver,
and reproductive organs, among others.
your child screened for lead. The test is FREE! Call our office at
812-738-3237, Option 1, to make an appointment.
regarding lead abatement and treatment is also available.
Training is available through the
American Heart Association. Classes can be held at the health department
or we can come to your site.
us at 812-738-3237, Option 1, for more information or to schedule it.