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Macon County Public Health Center
1830 Lakeside Drive
Franklin, NC 28734

Phone: (828) 349-2081
Franklin or Highlands

Fax: (828) 524-6154

Jim Bruckner, MSHS, Director



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Immunization Services

Immunizations are Available

Monday - Friday by Appointment

(828) 349-2081


Childhood Vaccination Program

  •   All required and recommended vaccines are available for infants, school aged children and college bound individuals.

  •   Macon County participates in the Vaccines for Children program. For more information or to determine if your child is eligible for the VFC program call (828) 349-2081 or check out their website.

  •   All required vaccines are offered at no charge for children 18 years of age and below. Please bring your child's insurance card with you if they have one.

  •   Bring immunization card showing past immunizations or "shot history".


    Required Vaccines for 6th Graders

  •   For additional adolescent vaccine information check out the CDC's page on teen vaccines.


    Adult Vaccination Program

  •   MCPH provides a wide range of vaccines for adults.

  •   Please bring insurance information including Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance.


    International Travel Vaccination Program

    MCPH provides travel immunizations and health information as recommended by the CDC. Travelers are advised to call and make an appointment. The following vaccinations are available to be given as recommended. Charges apply for most of these vaccines.

    • Typhoid
    • Hepatitis A
    • Hepatitis B
    • Meningococcal
    • IPV (Inactivated Polio)
    • Rabies
    • Influenza (seasonal)
    • Tdap (Tetanus/diphtheria)
    • Yellow Fever
    • Malaria medication for prevention of malaria infection may be prescribed by the Physician's Assistant as needed.

    Clients are also provided with precautions they can take to prevent infections as recommended for the area they will be traveling in.

    Links & Resources



    Vaccine Information Sheets

  •   English

  •   Spanish

  •   Russian

    For more information:

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