Immunizations

Find information about immunizations covered under Washington Apple Health (Medicaid).

Washington Apple Health (Medicaid) clients are eligible for immunizations from their primary care provider, pharmacy or their local health department. Check with your provider or Department of Health for more information on the scheduling of your immunization series.

Immunizations covered

  • Hepatitis B
  • Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (DTaP)
  • Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Polio
  • Pneumococcal Conjugate) PCV
  • Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
  • Shingles/Varicella Zoster (Chicken Pox)
  • Gardasil/Human Papilloma Virus (HPV). Gardasil is administered in a series of three shots. Medicaid covers Gardasil for female and male clients, ages 9 through 26 years only.
  • Flu Vaccines can be administered “when needed” at your primary care physician's office or your pharmacy.
  • Shingles vaccine for ages 60 and up.

Apple Health (Medicaid) clients on Take Charge or Family Planning Only and the Alien Emergency Medical Only programs are not eligible for this service.

Reasons to get immunized

  • To keep you and your family healthy.
  • To keep your community healthy.
  • To protect loved ones from disease.
  • To stop the spread of disease to the most vulnerable populations.
  • Because other parents and experts agree it’s the best thing you can do to keep your family healthy.