A child receiving an immunization from a nurseVaccines are one of the most safe and effective tools available to prevent your child from getting some serious childhood diseases. The American Academy of Pediatrics supports routine immunizations for all children to protect each child and the public. See the following link for more information.

Please contact your child’s health care provider for vaccines or the Marathon County Health Department. Marathon County Health Department provides immunizations at locations throughout the county for free or low cost for your convenience. Please see the Immunization Schedule below for times and locations of our vaccine clinics. If you would like to schedule an appointment for a vaccine or speak to a public health nurse about vaccinations, please contact our office at (715) 261-1900.

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Immunization Schedules:


Important Notes:
PARENT OR LEGAL GUARDIAN must sign the immunization form BEFORE a child can be immunized.

  • Fees:  We accept cash, check, or credit card.
    • We ask for a $7 donation per vaccine.
  • Available childhood vaccines: Dtap, Polio, Pediarix (Dtap, Hep B, Polio), Pentacel (Dtap, Hib, Polio, Hepatitis A and B, Pneumococcal, Rotavirus, Influenza and Flumist, Hib, Tdap, HPV, MCV4
  • Adult vaccines: Tdap. Other vaccines are available to individuals who meet specific criteria. Please call MCHD for more information.

Further information on infectious diseases and personal stories from parents of children who had an infectious disease:


Frequently Asked Questions

  • “Will following the recommended vaccine scheduled increase my child’s chances of autism?”
  • “Is it okay to postpone some vaccines?”
  • “Is it good to give my child so many vaccines at one time?”

For answers to these questions and more, please follow the links below:



For more information about immunizations contact one of our Public Health Nurses by calling the Marathon County Health Department at 715-261-1900.



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