Immunization Assistance Program (IAP)


Description

Overview of Services – this program:
 
  • Provides information about immunizations and immunization services available to children and adults in the County of Sacramento.
  • Refers clients to immunization resources in their area.
  • Provides consultation services to parents, community-based organizations, medical providers, daycare providers, and schools regarding immunizations and applicable immunization laws.
  • Conducts flu clinics each fall for all age groups according to the Center for Disease Control's flu recommendations.
  • Houses the Perinatal Hepatitis B Outreach Program where women who are pregnant and living with hepatitis B can receive assistance in protecting their families from the virus.
  • Providers State-supplied vaccines during vaccine-preventable disease outbreaks as directed by the California Department of Public Health.

To Qualify

​Children ages birth (0) through eighteen (18) years may qualify for low cost immunizations if they qualify under one (1) of the following categories:
 
  • The child is uninsured
  • The child has Medi-Cal or is Medi-Cal eligible
  • The child is an Alaskan Native or American Indian
  • Certain groups are eligible for specific Advisory Council for Immunization Practices [ACIP] vaccines when they are adults without insurance or under-insured children (insurance does not cover all ACIP recommended vaccines).
Others who do not fall into the categories listed above or those seeking travel or routine immunizations may telephone our programs for referrals to private immunization providers for service.

Cost

​Not Applicable

Contact Information

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(916) 875-7468
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Monday through Friday 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

 

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