Vaccines for Children

The Winnebago County Health Department offers free vaccines to qualified children. Call 920-232-3000 to schedule an appointment. Vaccines are provided by appointment only. All appointments are scheduled at our Oshkosh location (112 Otter Ave., Oshkosh, WI, 54903)

Children ages 18 years and younger can get free vaccines at the Winnebago County Health Department if they:

  • Are enrolled or eligible for Medicaid or BadgerCare, or

  • Are American Indian or Alaska Native, or

  • Don’t have health insurance, or

  • Have health insurance that doesn’t pay for all vaccines, making them eligible through a Federal Qualified Health Center or a Rural Health Clinic.

Childhood and adolescent vaccines available:

  • Rotavirus

  • Pediarix (DTaP, Hep B, Polio)

  • Kinrix (Kindergarten shot) (Dtap & Polio Combo.)

  • Hib (Haemophilus Influenza B Conjugate)

  • MMR (Measles, Mumps, Rubella)

  • Varicella

  • Influenza

  • Hepatitis A

  • Hepatitis B

  • DTaP (Diptheria, Tetanus, and Pertussis)

  • Polio

  • Pneumococcal (Prevnar)

  • HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) Gardisil (9-18 yrs)

  • Meningococcal (11-18 yrs)

  • Tdap (Tetanus, Diptheria and pertussis)

  • COVID-19 (6 months and older), may be provided at a 

         community vaccine clinic instead of our health department office

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The Winnebago County Health Department is part of the Wisconsin Vaccines for Children Program (VFC).  If your child is eligible for free vaccines but you are unable to make it to an appointment at our location, please find the full list of VFC Program Providers at www.dhs.wisconsin.gov/immunization/vfc. If your child is eligible for VFC, doctors in the VFC program can’t charge you for the vaccine. 

Looking for your child's vaccination records? You can find your child's record through the Wisconsin Immunization Registry

Wondering what vaccines your child needs? Follow the CDC's Vaccine Schedule for the best protection.