Immunization Program

About Our Program

Immunizations are one of the greatest achievements in public health. Immunizations are made available to improve overall health and to prevent diseases for the individual, families, and the community. Our goal is to improve the health of the community by reducing or eliminating the transmission of vaccine preventable disease through education, awareness, and immunizations. We aim to have a community protected against all vaccine preventable diseases.

Immunization Information

Common Terminology

  • Immunity: Protection from an infectious disease. If you are immune to a disease, you can be exposed to it without becoming infected.
  • Vaccine: A product that stimulates a person’s immune system to produce immunity to a specific disease, protecting the person from that disease. Vaccines are usually administered through needle injections, but can also be administered by mouth or sprayed into the nose.
  • Vaccination: The act of introducing a vaccine into the body to produce immunity to a specific disease.
  • Immunization: A process by which a person becomes protected against a disease through vaccination. This term is often used interchangeably with vaccination or inoculation.

Vaccine Safety

The United States (U.S.) long-standing vaccine safety program closely and constantly monitors the safety of vaccines. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention's (CDC) Immunization Safety Office identifies possible vaccine side effects and conducts studies to determine whether health problems are caused by vaccines. Data show that the current U.S. vaccine supply is the safest in history. Click here to learn more information on vaccine safety from the CDC.

Child Immunizations

Immunization of children for selected diseases is required for school and day care entry in accordance with New Hampshire Statutes. Children should continue to receive immunizations during the COVID-19 pandemic. Parents and caretakers should work with their healthcare provider to make sure their children are able to stay up to date on routine immunizations. A parent or legal guardian must accompany minors. If you do not have a healthcare provider, are uninsured, or are unable to secure an appointment, please call us at 603-589-4500, option #2.

Adult Immunizations

The need for vaccines does not change with age. The protection you receive from vaccination as a child can wear off over time. The vaccines you need as an adult are determined by factors including age, lifestyle, health condition(s), and which vaccines you’ve previously received during your life.

Click the buttons below to view the CDC's Recommended Vaccine Schedule.

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Traveler Safety and Immunization Needs

Traveling somewhere and don't know if you need vaccines? Click here to view the CDC's user friendly guide for clinicians and travelers.


Our Services

We provide child and adult immunizations.

Clinic Schedule

Tuesdays
4 PM - 7 PM
DPHCS - Community Health Clinic
18 Mulberry Street, Nashua, NH 03060
By Appointment: 603-589-4500, #2
Wednesdays
10 AM - 12 PM
Nashua Public Library
2 Court Street, Nashua, NH 03060
Walk-In Clinic, No Appointment Needed
Fridays
9 AM - 12 PM
DPHCS - Community Health Clinic
18 Mulberry Street, Nashua, NH 03060
By Appointment: 603-589-4500, #2


Available Immunizations

  • Chickenpox
  • COVID-19 (5+ and boosters)
  • Diphtheria
  • Flu
  • Hepatitis A & B
  • Hib
  • HPV
  • Measles
  • Meningitis
  • Mumps
  • Pneumococcal
  • Pertussis
  • Polio
  • Rotavirus
  • Rubella
  • Shingles*
  • Tetanus

*Currently have a wait list. Please call 603-589-4500, option 2, to be placed on the list.

Cost

A fee of $10 is requested at time of service, per person, per visit. Flu vaccines are $15 for 18+, no charge for up to age 17 or free with Medicaid card. Cash or check accepted. Immunizations are available to adults over the age of 18 who have NO insurance or are under-insured. No one will be turned away for inability to pay.