Chickenpox, Shingles, or HPV Vaccine for $45 per shot - if you meet certain eligibility requirements.
The Merck Vaccine Patient Assistance Program provides free vaccine to patients who meet specific criteria. You must meet age requirements, have no health insurance (note: Healthy SF is not insurance), and have family income below a certain level to qualify ($92,000 for a family of 4; $63,720 for couples; $47,080 for individuals). If you meet eligibility requirements, AITC will charge just a $45 administration fee per vaccination. AITC offers the following vaccines under this program:
- Gardasil® (HPV vaccine, regularly $179)
- Gardasil®9 (HPV vaccine, regularly $195)
- Varivax® (chickenpox vaccine, regularly $143)
- Zostavax® (shingles vaccine, regularly $233)
Low-cost $26 Tdap Vaccine (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis) for People without Insurance Coverage for Tdap.
- Tdap vaccine protects schoolchildren, teens, and adults against Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (also known as Whooping Cough).
- Tdap is recommended for all adults, especially for pregnant women in the 3rd trimester of every pregnancy, and for any teens and adults who will be in contact with the new baby.
- A single dose of Tdap is required for children entering middle school (age 11-12) but can be given as early as age 7 to children who are not up-to-date on their immunizations.
- To qualify for this deal, individuals must have no medical insurance, or medical insurance that does not cover Tdap vaccine.
Low-cost $26 MMR Vaccine (Measles, Mumps, Rubella) for People without Insurance Coverage for MMR.
- MMR vaccine protects children, teens, and adults against Measles, Mumps, and Rubella (also known as German Measles).
- MMR is recommended starting at age 12-15 months, as a 2-dose series. The 2 doses are given at least 1 month apart, and are required for school entry.
- Adults born in 1957 or later are recommended to have at least 1 dose of MMR, and preferably 2 doses for better protection.
- To qualify for this deal, individuals must have no medical insurance, or medical insurance that does not cover MMR vaccine.
Low-cost $26 Prevnar13 Vaccine (Pneumococcal).
- Prevnar13 vaccine protects children, teens, and adults against infections caused by Strep. pneumoniae (also known as Pneumococcus).
- Prevnar13 is given as a single dose. It is never administered on the same day as Pneumovax23.
- For this deal, priority is given to individuals age 65 years or older, who lack insurance coverage for the vaccine. However, AITC can give Prevnar13 to any medically eligible adult.