Columbus Public Health's Immunization Clinic offers the following services for Columbus and Worthington residents:

  • Childhood immunizations
  • Immunizations for adults without insurance
  • Vaccine records for current or past clients of Columbus Public Health
  • Vaccine education and information for providers, schools, and the public
  • Other resources and referrals

Because the Immunization Clinic is walk-in only, the clinic may stop taking patients earlier than posted times if it becomes full.

What to Bring to Your Visit
  • Vaccination record (your doctor can fax records to (614) 645-1784)
  • Insurance Card if insured
  • I.D. Card (parent's I.D. if insurance is in parent's name)
  • Any custody or guardianship papers
  • Insurance Co-pay* (if there is one)

*Co-pay due at time of service.

Accepted Payments
  • Cash payable at the cashier window. ATM in our main lobby.
  • Credit Card (Visa, Master, Discovery)
  • Debit Card
  • Insurance - Insurance cards must be presented at time of service, and will be accepted if the patient is eligible for coverage. To use an insurance card you must present photo ID.
  • No child 18 years or younger is refused for inability to pay
Vaccines for Children

All routine children's vaccines are available at Columbus Public Health. Some immunizations for high-risk conditions may require a prescription from a physician. Columbus Public Health does not provide travel immunization.

Recommended Children's Vaccines:

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Whooping Cough (Tdap)
  • Polio (inactivated)
  • Pneumonia (Prevnar-13)
  • Haemophilus Influenzae B (Hib)
  • Rotavirus (Rotateq)
  • Meningitis (MCV4)
  • Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (MMR)
  • Chickenpox (Varicella)
  • Human Papillomavirus* (HPV4, Gardasil)
  • Influenza (during flu season)

Children 18 and under may receive all required vaccines, and if eligible, all recommended vaccines.

Key Information for Parents:


Vaccines for Adults

Adults with No Insurance:

Subject to the availability of vaccines, adults 19 years of age or older may receive all routinely recommended adult vaccines (except Shingrix) for a zero vaccine cost. However, a $16.00 assessment fee will be charged per visit. A sliding fee scale is available and no adult who qualifies will be turned away for inability to pay.

Adults with Health Insurance:

  • Only the flu vaccine is available for adults with any form of health insurance.
  • Adults who carry any form of health insurance are advised to go to their provider or check availability of vaccines at any local pharmacy.

What You Should Bring For Your Immunization Visit:

  • Vaccination record (your doctor can fax records to (614) 645-1784)
  • Insurance Card (private flu vaccine only)
  • I.D. Card

Note: All vaccines fees and availability are subject to change and certain conditions may apply. To check on availability, please call (614) 645-8180 or email

What Vaccines Do You Need?

More Details:

  • Columbus Public Health does not provide travel immunization.
  • For a full list of recommended adult vaccines, refer to the the CDC vaccination schedule for adults.
  • Columbus Public Health strictly adheres to the vaccine schedules established by the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP), and does not provide immunizations off label.
Vaccine Records

How to Obtain Copies of Immunization (Vaccine) Records:

  • Contact the healthcare provider where you got your most recent immunization
  • Contact the school where you most recently attended
  • Columbus Public Health can provide a copy of a record only if the vaccines were given at Columbus Public Health

To obtain a copy of your vaccine record for vaccines that were given at Columbus Public Health, please call (614) 645-2738.

**Please note that the Health Department staff are not able to tell you over the phone whether or not you have a vaccination record in the system. You must call the Medical Records number above.


Seasonal Flu Vaccines

Flu vaccines are offered in many locations including doctor’s offices, clinics, health departments, pharmacies, and college health centers, as well as many employers and some schools.

Local Flu Vaccine Sites for Children and Adults:

Prevent getting and spreading the flu…wash your hands, cover your cough, stay home when sick, and get your flu shot every year!

COVID-19 Vaccines

Columbus Public Health has a limited supply of the updated COVID-19 vaccine for people without insurance at our walk-in Immunization Clinic. Everyone with insurance is encouraged to check with their healthcare provider or visit their local retail pharmacy to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine. 

If clinics reach daily capacity, walk-ins may no longer be accepted for that day.

A parent or guardian must be present for people under 18.

Vaccines are also available from health care providers and retail pharmacy outlets. To find a vaccine location near you, visit

Eligible residents are encouraged to bring their COVID-19 vaccine card with them.

Home Visits

Columbus Public Health offers flu vaccines to homebound Franklin County residents. To request a home visit:

More Information About COVID-19 Vaccines:

For more information, call (614) 645-1519. Follow Columbus Public Health on FacebookTwitter and Instagram.

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