Lawrence County Health Department
2419 Mitchell Road, Bedford, IN 47421

Public Health Nursing Division
        Sherry Lawson, RN, BSN - Sherry comes to us from Arizona, where she served the Mohave County Health Dept. in Bullhead City, Arizona for 16 years as Supervisor.  Lawrence County is excited to have her on   board, as she brings a wealth of knowledge & experience with her to benefit our community.

Immunization Information:

Childhood immunizations are given at the Lawrence County Health Department BY APPOINTMENT, Monday & Tuesday.  Appointments are scheduled 9:00 to 11:45 a.m. and 1:30 to 3:45 p.m. The Lawrence County Health Department is a member of the Children & Hoosiers Immunization Registry Program - C.H.I.R.P.
IMMUNIZATION RECORDS ARE REQUIRED for all patients.
Copies of your immunization record may be obtained at the Lawrence County Health Department for a fee of $2.00. You will need to fill out an Immunization Record Request Form & an I.D. is required. 

Immunizations are offered for Infants, Children entering Kindergarten, and Students 11 thru 18 Yrs. of age needing the State required vaccines.  There is an $8.00 Administration Fee per shot. Tdap, Varicella #2 & Menactra for School Entry.  Medicaid patients are required to provide their Medicaid Card.  Immunization Records are Required for all patients.

Adult Vaccines are also offered by appointment for our patients 19 years of age & up.  The vaccines available are Tdap, Menactra, MMR, Hep A, Hep B, Hep A/B, Flu & Pneumonia.  These are offered from our Private Pay Vaccines.   The fee for these vaccines are presently out of pocket, since we currently are unable to bill insurance.  (See Services & Fees).

Copies of your Immunization Record may be obtained @ the Lawrence County Health Dept. for a fee of $2.00.  You will need to fill out an Authorization to Release Request Form & I.D. is required.

TB Testing is provided on Mondays & Tuesdays BY APPOINTMENT! (See Services & Fees)

Free Non-Evasive HIV Testing by a representative of Positive Link is done Quarterly.

Please see Bedford Online website for a calendar of events throughout the year listing most of our clinics as they occur. We also announce our clinics on WBIW/WQRK radio stations & list them in the Bedford Times-Mail Newspaper.

For information regarding vaccinations for travel to foreign countries, please visit the Centers for Disease Control website.

Please call the Lawrence County Health Department at 275-3234 ext. #13 or #16 for more information.

Health Education
The Nursing Division provides health education and telephone consultation services. They cover many topics, such as those listed below:

Health Education Resources

Exercise

Infectious diseases

Pediculosis (Head Lice)

Nutrition

Immunizations

Aids Testing available through the Positive Link Agency. You can obtain information on Positive Link at the Health Department.

Immunization Release Form

Services and Fees
Health Officer
Environment Health Division
Public Health Nursing Division
Vital Records
Indiana State Health Department
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
Environmental Protection Agency
Bedford Online
Health Education Resources
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