The Nursing Division provides a range of services designed to promote healthy living through prevention, protection and intervention.
Shots, including flu vaccines, are given only on Tuesdays from 8 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and from 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. The Health Department is closed from noon to 1 p.m.
Updated immunization records must be brought for each visit. The Health Department accepts only walk-in customers; for immunizations; appointments are not made.
The cost for children is a $22 administrative fee per child per visit. A current Medicaid form is required. Out-of-town checks, debit cards, insurance and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIPs) are not accepted.
Routine childhood immunizations offered are:
- Polio (IPV)
- MMR (measles, mumps, rubella)
- Chickenpox (Varicella)
- Hepatitis A
- Hepatitis B
- Menactra (Meningococcal)
- HPV (Gardasil)
The cost for adults is $22 per vaccine. Payment must be made with cash or a local check. Immunizations for adults include Tdap, MMR (measles, mumps, rubella), and Hepatitis B, which is a series of three shots. A limited supply of vaccines are also available for Meningococcal, influenza and HPV (human papillomavirus). Adults needing a limited supply vaccine are encouraged to call beforehand to confirm its availability.
Federal law states that anyone who has insurance coverage can no longer receive state-funded immunizations at the San Angelo Health Department. The Health Department can still immunize anyone 18 years of age and older who has Medicaid or has no insurance.
Adults 19 years of age and older who do not have any insurance can still receive a select number of services at the Health Department.
The Health Department does not have the shingles vaccine. Check with a pharmacy or a medical doctor.
Tuberculosis testing and case management clinics
Tuberculosis testing is conducted on Tuesdays only. The cost is $20. Medicaid is not accepted for TB testing.
The TB clinic identifies, treats, provides preventive therapy and educates the public about the affects of the tuberculosis disease. The clinic provides medications to TB cases and follow-up on all contacts. All TB cases in Tom Green County are managed.
Clients are seen by appointment only from 8 a.m.-10 a.m. and from 1 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Mondays through Fridays.
New Pt (LTBI) costs $15. Medicine refills (LTBI) costs $10.
Sexually transmitted disease clinics
STD clinics are conducted by appointment only on Mondays, Wednesdays and Thursdays. The clinic tests for gonorrhea, chlamydia, syphilis and HIV.
The $25 cost must be paid with cash or a local check. Follow-up treatment costs $10. Herpes tests cost $85.