Immunization Clinic

Location: Building 1900, 90 Vandenberg Dr.
Telephone: 781-225-6789, Press 2

The Immunization Clinic's hours are Monday through Wednesday and Friday from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The clinic closes at 2:30 p.m. on Thursday for Smallpox Clinic. Additionally, the clinic is closed each day from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. The clinic is also closed the first Friday of every month for readiness training. 

Immunization Clinic Information:
• The 66th Medical Squadron Immunization Clinic is operated by one clinician at all times.
• When calling, please leave a detailed message to include full name and a good contact number so personnel can call back in a timely manner.
• Wait times vary depending on the season.
• Active duty military have priority. If wait time are long, the Immunization Clinic will call for active duty in uniform first.
• New patients to the clinic, or patients seen off-base, should bring current vaccination records with them.
• Deployment personnel need to process through Public Health prior to Immunization Clinic and bring all paperwork provided.

Traveling process
         Public Health – will establish what vaccines are required for the area of travel. You will be given a paper to take to the Immunization Clinic.
         Immunization Clinic – will administer required vaccines and make sure that your records are current and up-to-date. There are special considerations for certain vaccines. (see the following vaccine information.)

Yellow Fever vaccine
          Must be administered at a minimum of 10 days prior to travel date to allow entry into the country requiring the vaccination. Yellow Fever is often a difficult vaccination to obtain and a waiting list may be in effect. Please talk to a technician to be placed on the list if necessary.

Shingles Vaccine
         For 50 years of age or older. If you are younger than 50 and are at high risk, you will need a prescription from your primary care provider to receive the vaccine.

Tuberculosis Test (PPD)
         MUST be read between 48 and 72 hours. If not read within this time frame, the test will need to be replaced.
         PPD tests are NOT given on Thursdays or in conjunction with a holiday or down day. Exception: if another provider can read it. A form will be given for them to fill out and send back to our immunization clinic.

PCS personnel
         No appointment needs to be scheduled. This is a walk in clinic.
         ALL records will be reviewed and needed immunizations will be administered prior to signing letters and vMPF.

Vaccine Refusal
         If it is your wish to refuse certain vaccines you need to schedule an appointment with your provider.
         If a refused vaccine is a requirement for school, you will need a letter from your provider to take to the school.
         We need to document all vaccine refusals in your medical record.

(Updated October 2016)