New Service Available!
GARDASIL®9 is now available through the Merck Vaccine Patient Assistance Program. This private and confidential program provides vaccines free of charge to eligible individuals, primarily the uninsured who, without our assistance, could not afford needed Merck medicines. Individuals who don’t meet the insurance criteria may still qualify for this program if they attest that they have special circumstances of financial and medical hardship, and their income meets the program criteria.
You may be eligible for the program if all 3 of the following conditions apply:
- You reside in the United States and are 19 to 26 years of age*
- You have no health insurance coverage (some examples of health insurance coverage include private insurance, HMOs, PPOs, college health plans, Medicaid, veterans' assistance, or any other social service agency support)
- You have an annual household income less than:
- $47,080 or less for individuals
- $63,720 or less for couples
- $97,000 or less for a family of 4
To get assistance in determining your eligibility or completing your application, please contact Lorie Rose, LPN at 336-849-759
Vaccines for Children (VFC)
- Medicaid eligible: Children who are insured by the Medicaid program
- Uninsured: A child who has no health insurance
- American Indian or Alaska Native - Indian Health Care Improvement Act (25 U.S.C. 1603)
- Under-insured: A child who has health insurance but the coverage does not include vaccines, a child whose insurance covers only selected vaccines (VFC-eligible for non-covered vaccines only), or a child whose insurance caps vaccine coverage at a certain amount.
Vaccine-Preventable Diseases & the Vaccines that Prevent Them
- Diphtheria (can be prevented by Dtap, Tdap vaccine)
- Hepatitis A (can be prevented by HepA vaccine)
- Hepatitis B (can be prevented by HepB vaccine)
- Human Papillomavirus (can be prevented by HPV vaccine).
- Measles (can be prevented by MMR vaccine)
- Meningococcal Disease (can be prevented by MCV vaccine)
- Mumps (can be prevented by MMR vaccine)
- Pertussis (Whooping Cough) (can be prevented by Tdap vaccine)
- Pneumococcal Disease (can be prevented by Pneumococcal vaccine)
- Polio (can be prevented by IPV vaccine)
- Rubella (German Measles) (can be prevented by MMR vaccine)
- Tetanus (Lockjaw) (can be prevented by Tdap vaccine)
- Varicella (Chickenpox) (can be prevented by varicella vaccine)
Additional vaccine information may be obtained by contacting the CDC at 1 (800) CDC-INFO (1 (800) 232-4636) or online.
The North Carolina Immunization Program performs an annual assessment of each Health Department/Rural Health Clinic/Medical Clinic and private provider office tin the state during the first week of October. This assessment report is ran in Raleigh and measures the immunization rate for each county that receives state vaccine in its two year old population.
The results for Yadkin County and Yadkin County Medical Clinic is as follows:
- State Average rate was 85% for Health Departments and 72% for the Counties
- Yadkin County 89%
- Yadkin County Medical Clinic 100%
The assessment was considered to be successful for Yadkin County Medical Clinic and Yadkin County.