Immunizations Clinic

Children's Flu Vaccinations

The Frederick County Health Department encourages all Frederick County residents to get a flu vaccination this season. Flu vaccine is readily available in our community, so the Health Department’s focus will continue to be prioritizing children who are uninsured or who do not have a medical home. The Health Department will be offering flu vaccinations free of charge to children 6 months to 18 years of age who do not have health insurance, or have health insurance that does not cover the cost of immunizations.

 An appointment is required to obtain a flu vaccine. Only the injectable (the shot) is available. The free vaccine is provided by the Maryland Department of Health. 

Please call 301-600-3342 to make an appointment.

FCHD does not have available flu vaccine for adults 19 years of age and older. Adults should contact their healthcare provider or get a flu vaccine at one of the many locations in the community, such as pharmacies and grocery stores.

 Important information for Parents or Guardians:

  • Children 18 years of age and younger must be accompanied by an adult 18 years of age or older.
  • If parent or guardian will not be bringing their child, they must send a written note giving the individual bringing the child authorization to have the child vaccinated.
  • All vaccinated children are required to remain at the clinic for observation after vaccination.
  • Only one parent or guardian may accompany children who have an appointment. Additional persons will not be admitted.

 People most susceptible to the flu and its complications include:

  • Children younger than 5 years of age
  • People 65 years of age and older
  • Pregnant women
  • People with health issues such as asthma, diabetes and heart disease
  • People who take medications that weaken the immune system such as chemotherapy

 The Frederick County Health Department is unable to staff or support a business with an employee flu clinic. Companies looking for this service should reach out to occupational health service agencies. 

Additional information about flu can be found at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention at

For Children Through 18 Years of Age

The Health Department provides FREE immunizations for uninsured or underinsured children. 

The Health Department does not bill insurance companies for vaccinations. If your child has health insurance, call your child’s health care provider to schedule your child’s vaccinations.

For information about the immunizations provided, please read:

  1. *RECOMMENDED* 2022 CDC and American Academy of Pediatrics Recommended Immunization Schedule for Children and Adolescents Aged 18 Years or Younger
  2. Maryland School Year 2022- 2023 Vaccine Requirements For Children Enrolled in Preschool Programs and in Schools

How can I get vaccinated?

  • If your child is uninsured or underinsured:
    • Call 301-600-3342 and ask for an Immunization Nurse to schedule an appointment.
    • Available appointment times for children and adults are Wednesday's
      8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
  • You can also find flu vaccinations available in the community on

To print your child’s vaccine record from Immunet please see below: 

You can learn more or opt out at:

Get Your Vaccination Record with MyIR

Clients can now access their individual and/or child's ImmuNet records directly through MyIR, which stands for "My Immunization Record". MyIR is a portal that allows you to access your or your child's official vaccination records online. Just like ImmuNet, the portal is confidential, secure, and HIPAA compliant.

To access your or your child's official vaccination record, visit the portal and register today by clicking the button below: Opens in new window

MyIR will need the following information for registration and to match your records in ImmuNet:

  • First and Last Name
  • Date of birth
  • Gender
  • Email
  • Address
  • Telephone number (required for authentication)

 Learn how to register at MyIR with this User Guide.

Keep these MyIR brochures handy for your reference, or complete the Brochure Request form (here) to have brochures mailed to you.

For more information about MyIR, go here.

If you have trouble registering and/or are not able to access your records through MyIR, it may be due to one or more of these reasons:

  • MyIR/ImmuNet does not have your vaccination record. Reporting vaccination records to ImmuNet is mandatory in Maryland as of October 2019. Please contact your doctor or school to get vaccination records that are not in MyIR/ImmuNet.
  • Your information (e.g. name, date of birth, phone number and/or address) may be different or is not up to date in ImmuNet (old info, incorrect spelling or if your name has changed). Please complete the Record Request form when prompted to do so in MyIR. You must self-identify by checking the acknowledgement statement (under penalty of perjury) before submitting the form.
    • Parents/Guardians: Each time your child gets vaccinated, ask your child’s provider to update/confirm the parent/guardian information in their system to send to ImmuNet.
  • You have opted out of ImmuNet and chose not to share your or your child’s vaccination record with providers in ImmuNet. Please see the section below if you wish to rescind your opt-out.

If you believe the vaccination records you received from MyIR/ImmuNet is incorrect, please contact your healthcare provider to update the vaccination information.