PLEASE NOTE: As part of our response to COVID-19, the Health Department has announced changes to its schedule and services that impact this service area. Please call 203-854-7776 with questions.
The Norwalk Health Department offers a Travel Immunization Program for those clients who require vaccination for travel abroad. Staff can provide consultations about travel vaccine needs. The Health Department is an authorized Yellow Fever Center and can provide travelers with the Certificate of Yellow Fever Vaccination, which is required to enter some countries. Prescriptions for malarial prophylaxis are also available.
Routine Adult Immunizations
Adults need certain routine vaccines, even if they never travel. These vaccines include:
Pneumonia vaccine - Recommended for adults 65 and older and others at risk
Tetanus and diphtheria boosters - Recommended every 10 years
Zostavax (shingles) vaccine - Recommended for adults 60 and older
Available Adult and Travel Vaccines
TdaP (Tetanus / diphtheria / pertussis)
Tetanus / Diphtheria
Typhoid, oral and injectable
MMR (Measles, mumps, and rubella)
* Please note: Yellow fever vaccine is currently unavailable through our clinic, as the manufacturer has suspended production while it opens a new manufacturing facility. We will offer the vaccine again once it becomes available.
Travel and Adult Immunization Clinics are held by appointment only during the following times:
Tuesday 9 am - 12 pm (last appointment: 11:40 am)
Wednesday 3 pm - 6 pm (last appointment: 5:40 pm)
For travel immunizations, it's best to get vaccines at least a month before your trip, but we are happy to accommodate people with last minute plans.
Click here for information about vaccination fees.
Click here for measles information for travelers from the CDC.
Click here for information about the Health Department's Childhood Immunization Program.
More Information about Travel and Adult Immunizations