User Login    
 + Register
PDQ Cleaning
News : Livingston County Health Center Announces Changes
Posted by Randy on 2013/9/30 9:54:49 (241 reads) News by the same author

Livingston County Health Center has announced some changes occurring in the immunization clinics at their office in Chillicothe. Changes go into effect tomorrow (October 1st.)
Click to see original Image in a new window

Health Center staff will now be taking appointments for the three regular immunization clinics each month. It is their hope that this change will be more convenient and efficient for clients.

Previously, all clinics were provided on a walk-in basis. A client might find themselves in and out at one clinic and waiting for long periods of time at another. Another change to the clinics is the Health Center will be requesting your private insurance card and to bill for your child’s immunizations. Therefore, insurance cards are to be taken to the next clinic attended.

Livingston County Health Center’s vaccine is provided through a program that provides vaccine for children with MoHealthNet (Medicaid) insurance, and those with no insurance coverage.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) implemented changes last year.
Now this vaccine may not be used for routine vaccination of any fully insured individuals. The
Livingston county health center has purchased vaccine for those who don’t qualify for assistance.

Livingston county admits it’s a year behind on instituting this policy. Many counties have been
doing this for awhile. For those with private insurance coverage, the department asks you to
check your policy to see if vaccinations are covered.

Immunizations are considered an essential part of protecting your child’s health from devastating diseases. It is up to parents to make sure you child is up to date on the immunizations that spare them from illness and injury. All immunizations are administered according to recommendations of the Missouri Department of Health and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

Printer Friendly Page Send this Story to a Friend Create a PDF from the article


Other articles
2014/10/30 10:19:14 - 11 Men Sentenced In International Child Porn Ring
2014/10/30 10:07:13 - Plane Crashes Into Building At Airport In Wichita, Kansas
2014/10/30 9:22:06 - Grundy County Circuit Court News
2014/10/30 9:19:12 - Summit Natural Gas To Raise Rates
2014/10/30 9:13:29 - Chillicothe Police Make Additional Arrest In Drug Investigation
2014/10/30 4:40:00 - Mother Upset After School Vaccinates Her Child Without Her Permission
2014/10/30 4:36:29 - Illinois Teacher Calls Jamaican Students "N" Word After They Object To 'Afro-American'
2014/10/30 4:09:13 - Kirksville Teen Arrested For Child Molestation
2014/10/30 4:02:02 - Missouri Inmate Indicted For Killing Cellmate
2014/10/30 3:59:21 - Wentzville Parents Charged In 10-Week-Old's Death
2014/10/29 12:36:00 - "Mr. Mizzou" John Kadlec Passes Away at 86
2014/10/29 12:33:08 - NCMC Announces Cancellation of "Meet the Pirate" Night
2014/10/29 12:28:54 - Pre-Season Parent Meeting Approaches For THS Wrestlers
2014/10/29 12:24:51 - Alex Smith Suffers Shoulder Injury
2014/10/29 12:19:43 - 7th Heaven : Royals Push World Series To Dramatic Final Game
2014/10/29 10:40:56 - Health Fair To Be Held Saturday In Mercer County
2014/10/29 10:38:44 - Solar Farm, Electric Rates Topic Of Trenton Board Of Public Works
2014/10/29 10:36:41 - Program On Ebola To Be Presented Saturday In Chillicothe
2014/10/29 10:34:22 - Chillicothe Police Department Makes Arrests On Drug Charges
2014/10/29 7:33:09 - Ebola Containment Topic Of Local Emergency Planning Committee
2014/10/29 7:29:21 - NCMC Board Of Trustees Meeting Report
2014/10/29 3:20:00 - Rebecca Taul: A Tragedy Comes To A Close
2014/10/28 11:31:34 - Unbeaten Brookfield Cruises To 56-13 Win Over Trenton
2014/10/28 10:42:06 - Mendon Resident Hurt In Accident South Of Chillicothe
2014/10/28 10:39:39 - Bethany Man Injured In I-35 Accident
2014/10/28 10:39:16 - Mississippi State Remains Associated Press #1
2014/10/28 10:37:48 - Mizzou Wins Homecoming Bout With Vanderbilt, 24-14
2014/10/28 10:37:07 - Trenton City Council Addresses Various Issues At Latest Meeting
2014/10/28 10:34:35 - KC's Second-Half Surge Overwhelms In-State Rival Rams
2014/10/28 10:34:12 - Two Injured In Accident East Of Chillicothe



Bookmark this article at these sites

                   

Listen to KTTN-FM