FREE IMMUNIZATION CLINIC FOR WIC PARTICIPANTS

For Immediate Release
December 15, 2014; 9:10 am
DPHSS Release No. 2014-089a

The Department of Public Health and Social Services (DPHSS) is pleased to announce the continuation of the monthly Women, Infant, and Children (WIC) immunization outreach for the northern and southern villages. The immunization outreach will begin January 2, 2015, at the Northern Regional Community Health Center (NRCHC) and for the southern villages on January 16, 2015. Immunization at NRCHC (Waiting Room of new wing) is from 9:00 AM – 11:00 AM or until supplies last and for the southern sites from 1:30 PM – 3:30 PM or until supplies last at the Agat or Yona Community Center. Southern outreach sites will alternate every month.

Following is the Immunization Clinic Schedule for NRCHC and southern areas, respectively:

NRCHC
(1st Friday of the month) Southern Community Centers
(3rd Friday of the month)
January 2, 2015 January 16, 2015 – Agat
February 6, 2015 February 20, 2015 – Yona
March 6, 2015 March 20, 2015 – Agat
April 3, 2015 April 17, 2015 – Yona
May 1, 2015 May 15, 2015 – Agat
June 5, 2015 June 19, 2015 – Yona
*July 03, 2015 (No Clinic) July 17, 2015 – Agat
August 7, 2015 August 21, 2015 – Yona
September 4, 2015 September 18, 2015 – Agat
October 2, 2015 October 16, 2015 – Yona
November 6, 2015 November 20, 2015 – Agat
*Denotes Government of Guam Holiday

The outreach promotes the importance of vaccination and encourages parents to immunize their children in a timely manner. All necessary vaccinations will be given (except the Varicella or Chickenpox vaccine). Parents and guardians must bring their child’s most current immunization record, birth certificate, and their WIC ID. Children must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian or by an adult with written parental authorization or legal documentation and valid photo ID.

For more information, please call the DPHSS Immunization Program at 735-7143.

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