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. If you meet eligibility requirements, AITC will charge just a $45 administration fee per vaccination. AITC offers the following vaccines under this program:
- Gardasil®9 (HPV vaccine, regularly $208)
- Varivax® (chickenpox vaccine, regularly $143)
- Zostavax® (shingles vaccine, regularly $233)
Low-cost $26 Meningococcal ACWY Vaccine (Menactra).
- Meningococcal ACWY vaccine protects against meningitis and blood infections caused by Neisseria meningitidis (also known as Meningococcus) serogroups A, C, W, and Y.
- Menactra is usually given as a single dose, however persons with HIV infection, a missing spleen, or certain other immune disorders require a second dose 8-12 weeks later.
- For this deal, priority is given to individuals who are HIV-positive, and to HIV-negative individuals who are men or transgender persons that have sex with men.
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 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.