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Immunizations

To schedule an immunization appointment at Bent County Public Health, call 719-456-0517. (Appointments are preferred to ensure staff availability)


Children (birth through 18 years)

Routine childhood immunizations are given at birth, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 12-18 months, 4-6 years, 11-12 years and 16-18 years. Annual influenza vaccines are recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older.


Adults (19 years and older)

Immunizations are not just for children. Recommended immunizations for adults are determined by factors such as age, lifestyle, high-risk conditions, locations of travel, and previous vaccinations. Annual influenza vaccines are recommended for everyone ages 6 months and older.


Immunizations and Services

    Immunizations Available
  • DDiptheria, tetanus toxoids & acellular pertussis (DTaP))
  • Hepatitis A (HepA)
  • Hepatitis B (HepB)
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Influenza (Flu)
  • Measles/Mumps/Rubella (MMR)
  • Meningitis
  • Pneumonia (PCV13)(PPSV23)
  • Polio (IPV)
  • Shingles (Zoster)
  • Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis (Tdap)
  • Varicella (Chickenpox) (VAR)

Tuberculosis Skin Testing (PPD) testing is available; appointment is preferred. You must come back 48-72 hours after the test is placed so it can be read.


For More Information About Immunizations:

Centers for Disease Control Vaccine and Immunization Information

Centers for Disease Control Adult Immunizations

Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment Immunization Page