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Immunizations & Vaccines

Providing up-to-date recommended immunization for children and adults, as well as your regular influenza shot. 

Opening Hours

Blue Prince Family Health is open on weekdays, except for State and Government holidays. 

Mon - Fri

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

We Welcome New Patients

Blue Prince Family Health welcomes new patients. Call us today for an appointment, (304) 324-8851.

Vaccines for

Vaccines for Children (VFC) Program

The VFC Program covers vaccines recommended by the Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) and approved by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. 

VFC Program Eligibility

The VFC Program ensures no VFC child contracts a vaccine-preventable disease because of his or her parent's inability to pay for the vaccine or its administrative goal of the VFC Program. 

Children through 18 years of age that meet at least one of the VFC Program criteria are eligible for the VFC Program vaccines: 

Children enrolled in medicaid

Children who have health insurance that does not cover vaccines

Children who are American Indian or Alaskan Native, as defined by the Indian Health Services Act

Children who do not have health insurance

Children enrolled in medicaid

Children must reside within the state of West Virginia


Adult Immunizations

Protect your health. 

Immunizations are not just for children, older adults also need shots to protect their health. 

Through the West Virginia Division of Immunization Services (WVDIS), the Mercer County Health Department provides a limited amount of vaccines for uninsured adults. 

Here is a list of adult immunizations that can help to prevent serious health problems. 

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A/B

TD (Tetanus and Diphtheria

Hepatitis B


Shingles (Shingrix and Zostavax)

TDAP (Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis

Pneumonia (Prevnar 20)


Traveling Abroad?

Traveling abroad can increase your risk of contracting a serious health condition.

Most immunizations or health precautions are not required for entry to foreign countries, but they provide valuable protection for people who wish to travel in good health. 

Each traveler is unique. Risk of exposure to disease and developing an illness while traveling is determine by several factors. 

  • Current health

  • Length of time before departure 

  • Geographical destinations 

  • Itinerary

  • Purpose of travel 

  • Length of stay

  • Type of accommodations

  • Food and water sources

Some Immunization schedules can take up to six months. Call ahead for advice on any of the following immunizations: 

  • Hepatitis A, Hepatitis B

  • Hepatitis AB

  • Yellow Fever 

  • Typhoid 

  • TD (Tetanus-Diphtheria

  • TDAP (Tetanus-Diphtheria Acellular Pertussis 

  • IPV (Injectable Polio)

  • MMR (Measles. Mumps. Rubella)

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