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Immunizations (Adult & Children)

Back-to-school Immunizations Information
Attention Collin County residents, the start of the 2021-2022 school year is quickly approaching. We are encouraging all guardians of area children to take care of needed immunizations before the school year begins. To schedule an appointment with our immunizations department, please call 972-548-5500. Walk-ins will be turned away. If you are unsure if your child/family qualifies to receive your immunizations through Collin County Health Care Services, we invite you to review the Texas Vaccines for Children program section below.


Documents and other necessary items

  • Government-issued photo I.D. (for children under 18 years of age, the I.D. of the parent or guardian will need to be presented.)
  • A paper copy of the patient's complete shot record in English will need to be presented. A school note with prior shot records alone is not sufficient.

Requesting a shot record

If an individual needs to request a shot record through our Immunizations Department, they can do so by first filling out the Authorization to Release Protected Health Information form. Once the form is complete, individuals will need to either fax the form to the Immunization Department (972-547-1812) or bring the form to our offices. The cost of the record is $5 per record, and a picture I.D. is required. For any questions related to back-to-school vaccinations, please call the Immunizations Department at Collin County Health Care Services – 972-548-4744.

 


Clinic Locations and Hours of Operation

NOTICE: Please be advised that Clinic availability and/or the hours of operation are subject to change without notice due to the health department's activities related to COVID-19 and the needs within the Collin County community. All Clinics are available by appointment only. Walk-in's will not be accepted, until further notice. 


Disease prevention is the key to public health. Vaccines work to protect infants, children and adults from illnesses and death caused by infectious diseases. Vaccines can help save lives by preventing diseases in the people who receive them and protect those people from those in the surrounding community who are unvaccinated, according to the National Immunization Program from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

Adults and children can receive immunizations at our main clinic in McKinney. Our eligibility forms are available for your convenience:

Below is a list of our location and normal hours of operations.

Collin County Health Care Services
825 N. McDonald St., Suite 145​
McKinney, TX 75069

Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 - 11 a.m. & 1 - 4 p.m.

Phone: 972-548-4744

Email: hcimmunizations@co.collin.tx.us


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Our immunization office may close temporary for restocking at any time. The immunization office closes on the last day of each month for inventory.

For a copy of a shot record, please fax an authorization to release form along with valid picture ID of the person requesting the shot record to 972-547-1812. For persons requesting their own shot record, please be aware that if the name on the picture ID does not match the information on the shot record due to marriage, legal name change, divorce, adoption, etc. additional documents such as a certified copy of a marriage certificate, birth certificate, finalized divorce decree, finalized legal name change, etc. will be required in order to process your request. Please allow up to 10 business days for the records request to be processed.

If you would like to enroll with ImmTrac, please contact one of our immunization team members for assistance or fax the ImmTrac Adult Consent Form (English & Spanish) or ImmTrac Minor Consent Form (English & Spanish) and shot record to 972-547-1811.

If you are a first responder and would like to enroll in ImmTrac, please fax ImmTrac First Responder/Family Member Request Form or ImmTrac Disaster Information Retention Consent Form and current shot record to 972-547-1811.


National Infant Immunization Week (NIIW) is April 24-May 1, 2021. NIIW is an annual observance to highlight the positive impact of vaccination on the lives of infants and children, and this year a priority is to ensure that families stay on track for children's routine checkups and vaccinations, even during COVID-19. As in-person learning and play become more common, on-time vaccination is even more urgent to help provide immunity against 14 diseases with recommended childhood vaccinations.
Our Services

Adults and children can receive regularly scheduled immunizations at Collin County Health Care Services as recommended by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).

Adults receiving vaccinations and adults requesting vaccination(s) for a child are required to present an original, current, valid government issued photo ID prior to receiving immunization services.

A hard (paper) copy of a complete shot record is required to obtain immunizations at our clinic for children up to 18 years of age; a school note alone is not sufficient. Records must be translated to English for use in the Immunization Clinic. Immunization Records in languages other than English will not be accepted.


Texas Vaccines for Children program

Individuals 18 years and older do not need to be accompanied by another adult in order to receive vaccinations.

The Texas Vaccines For Children Program (TVFC) provides vaccines to health departments to administer to eligible children and is offered by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. It is designed to improve the quality and longevity of life by achieving and maintaining a vaccine preventable disease-free environment. While it is impossible to put an exact dollar figure on the savings through the use of these vaccines, consider what it would cost without this preventive care program offered by the Texas Department of Health and Human Services. Collin County Health Care Services offers outreach immunization services throughout the county.

Prices for children's vaccines under the Texas Vaccines for Children program are not listed because they are based on a sliding scale up to $14 per shot per child and based on eligibility requirements. If you are insured or an adult please refer to our vaccine price list. Payment by cash, check, Visa, or MasterCard will be accepted. All other vaccine prices are subject to change and may be higher or lower depending on a vaccines' availability. Requests for copies of immunization records are $5.00.


Adult Safety Net program

Uninsured individuals 19 years and older qualify for the Adult Safety Net (ASN) program to receive low-cost vaccines. The ASN program created by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) Immunization Unit to increase access to vaccination services in Texas for uninsured adults, thereby raising the immunization coverage levels and improving the health of Texans.


You may be charged an administration fee of up to $25 per vaccine. If you are unable to pay the fee, simply notify the provider, and you will not be denied vaccination. Individuals are not eligible to receive ASN vaccines if they are enrolled in Medicare or Medicaid, if they have other health insurance, or if their existing healthcare insurance does not cover vaccinations.


Vaccine Schedule Information



Influenza Vaccinations

Influenza vaccinations will be offered Monday through Friday from 7:30 am to 11 am, and 1 pm to 4 pm. Medicare Part B and Texas Medicaid for Children will be accepted. Please bring the patient's Medicare Part B or Texas Medicaid for Children card to the clinic. For those who do not have Medicare Part B or Texas Medicaid for Children, the cost for the vaccine is $40. For uninsured children 18 years of age and younger, the price of vaccinations are based on a sliding scale with a maximum of $14 per vaccination. Cash, check, MasterCard and Visa are accepted. Please wear short sleeves if possible. To determine the availability of the flu vaccine on a given day, please call the Collin County Health Care Services at 972-548-5500.

For Medical Providers

If you would like to enroll with ImmTrac, please contact one of our immunization team members for assistance or fax the ImmTrac Adult Consent Form (English & Spanish) or ImmTrac Minor Consent Form (English & Spanish) and shot record to 972-547-1811.

If you are a first responder and would like to enroll in ImmTrac, please fax ImmTrac First Responder/Family Member Request Form or ImmTrac Disaster Information Retention Consent Form and current shot record to 972-547-1811.

Texas Vaccines for Children Program is available for all providers in Texas who would like to participate. If you are not a Texas Vaccines for Children Program Provider or would like more information regarding the program; please contact the Healthcare Coordinator.

Collin County Health Care Services is dedicated to promoting the Texas immunization registry ImmTrac, which is provided as a free service by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS). ImmTrac is a confidential registry designed to consolidate immunization records from multiple providers and store immunization information electronically in one secure central system. ImmTrac offers physicians and other healthcare providers and authorized users' easy online access to immunization histories. The registry is part of a state wide initiative to increase vaccination coverage levels for children, adolescents, and adults across Texas. With written consent, the ImmTrac registry receives vaccination information from private and public healthcare providers across the state, including input from the Vital Statistics Section of DSHS, Women, Infant and Children (WIC) clinics, Medicaid, the Texas-Wide Integrated Client Encounter System (TWICES), health care plans, and school nurses. ImmTrac records from participating physicians or local health departments.

Links & Resources

For more information regarding Immunizations please visit:

Texas Department of State Health Services

Texas Department of State Health Services: Find a Provider Texas Vaccines for Children (TVFC)
ImmTrac Registry
Centers for Disease Control : Vaccines & Immunizations
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases (CDC)
Immunization Schedules (CDC)
Vaccines for Children Program (CDC)
Pinkbook (CDC)
Vaccine Adverse Event Reporting System (VAERS)
Vaccine Education Center (The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia)
College Meningitis Vaccination Requirements

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Contact Information

Immunization Program Manager: Torres Johnson

Clinic Office phone number -- 972-548-5500