Immunization Program

 111 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY  14620
 Kathy Carelock, BSN
Manager, Public Health Nursing Services

 Phone: 585 753-5150
 Fax: 585 753-5160
[email protected]

The Immunization Clinic is open by appointment only. Please call our clinic line at 753-5150 for appointments or information regarding immunizations.

E-mail us questions at:  [email protected]; please do not use email to make appointments.

There is no out of pocket cost for immunizations for children ages 18 years and younger.  Children under age 18 years must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.  Some vaccines may be available at no cost for adults 19 and over, call 585-753-5150 to find out more.

Please bring:

  • Photo Identification
  • Insurance cards (if you have them)
  • Past Immunization Records
  • All letters received from school or work

The mission of the Immunization Program is to prevent vaccine preventable disease among Monroe County residents by immunizing adults and children and educating residents about the importance of vaccine preventable diseases.

Immunization Program Staff:

  • Immunize adults and children against diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus, polio, haemophilus influenzae B (Hib), measles, mumps, rubella, hepatitis A, hepatitis B, varicella (chicken pox), influenza, , meningococcal disease, and pneumococcal disease, HPV, and COVID-19
  • Conduct community outreach clinics to immunize “at-risk” populations against vaccine preventable diseases.
  • Respond to disease outbreaks by conducting special immunization clinics, e.g. meningitis, hepatitis A.
  • Conduct annual “back-to-school” clinics for Monroe County students.
  • Participate in the CDC Vaccines for Children Program and the Vaccines for Adults Program.
  • Serve as an information source about immunization and immunization requirements to area schools, day care centers, private provider offices, and the general public.
  • Conduct immunization audits in providers’ offices to determine immunization rates.
  • Provide feedback to providers about methods to increase immunization rates to meet Healthy People 2030 goals.
  • Partner with the Monroe County Medical Society and the New York State Department of Health to re-distribute available vaccine in times of shortage and delay.
  • Participate in regional immunization coalitions.
  • Coordinate the Perinatal Hepatitis B program to ensure adequate testing and treatment of babies born to mothers with hepatitis B.
  • Collaborate with the Office of Public Health Preparedness in bioterrorism prevention planning.

Immunization Links:

Immunization Videos

Comfort Holds

Pediatric Immunization Training