PORT ARTHUR, Texas — The Port Arthur Health Department is providing vaccines to children who may be heading back to school soon.
Children ages 4 through 18-years-old without health insurance are eligible for free vaccines in Port Arthur. Although the health department is not accepting walk in appointments at this time due to COVID-19 guidelines, health officials are scheduling appointments by phone.
The Port Arthur Health Department is located at 449 Austin Avenue, and it's open from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. Monday- Friday. Children may receive the vaccines if they meet the following criteria:
- No health insurance
- Not a CHIP recipient
To schedule an appointment, parents are advised to contact the Immunizations Division at (409) 983-8874.