Will County Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Will County Health Department Prepared For Flu Season

Vaccines Now Available For All Ages

JOLIET – As flu season approaches, the Will County Health Department officials would like to remind residents how important flu shots can be to maintaining one’s health. The health department is now offering flu shots for all ages at its locations in Joliet, Bolingbrook and Monee.

 

Immunization Clinics

Immunization Clinics

Stay Current with your Vaccinations

Immunizations can protect you and your family from serious diseases such as tetanus, measles, chickenpox and pneumonia.  People of all ages should make sure they are current with their vaccinations.  The Will County Health Department regularly offers immunization clinics at three convenient locations.  Please note that hours vary at each location and some clinic locations are by appointment only. 
Immunizations

Immunizations

Recommended Immunizations for the Public

The Immunization program provides a variety of recommended childhood and adult immunizations to the public.

Program Eligibility

  •  Immunizations are available to residents of Illinois
  • Adults and children of all ages
  • Children with health insurance that covers immunizations should obtain their shots from their physician

Program Services

  • Regularly scheduled immunization clinics are held at three sites located throughout Will County.
  • Clients must bring their immunization records with them to receive shots.
  • Children must be accompanied by their parent/guardian.

Fee for Services

  • Children’s vaccine (including Flu): $23.75/dose
  • Adult vaccine is priced according to the vaccine type.  Adult flu shots are $40.00/dose

Medicaid and Medicare are accepted. Childhood immunizations will not be denied due to inability to pay.

Contact Information

Phone:  815-740-8143 or 877-942-5807

Fax:  815-727-8491

Community Health Center Services

Community Health Center Services

Summary of Services

The Community Health Center offers a broad range of health services to the citizens of Will County. The Center has a 24 hour answering service and bilingual staff and physicians. Fees are based on a sliding scale according to income. Appointments are preferred; walk-ins are accepted based on availability.

 

As Your Medical Home we can help you manage your total health care, as well as your cultural and language needs.  Our highly trained and compassionate nurses and staff members work closely with our doctors, dentists and managers to provide a quality experience for patients needing services at the center.

 PATIENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Tell us about other health care professionals who care for you.  Keep us informed about your medical history, current medications, ER visits, recent test results to ensure safer care and better health outcomes. 

 

  • Family Practice / General Medicine- Physical exams, diagnosis, and sick visits are provided to adults as well as children.
  • Text4Baby Program - Get support throughout your pregnancy & your baby's first year with FREE text messages on topics like prenatal care, baby health, parenting and more. Find out more at Text4Baby.
  • Pediatrics - Physical exams, including well baby exams, school exams, sick visits, immunizations, medical diagnosis, and treatment for all illnesses for children.  Download the School Physical information flyer below.
  • Family Planning - Medical exams, pregnancy tests, lab tests, counseling, women's health education, and family planning methods are provided to meet your individual needs. Download the Family Planning Brochure below.
  • Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD)- Counseling, testing, treatment, and follow-up care.
  • HIV / AIDS Testing- Available by appointment and walk-in.
  • Women's Services- Prenatal and gynecological care is provided. Prenatal care through delivery is available at any stage of pregnancy. We encourage you to seek care as early in the pregnancy as possible. Gynecological care provides a full range of services including breast exams and cancer screening.
  • Behavioral Health Services- Behavioral Case Management Services include assessment of individuals social service needs, linking them with community res
Health Department Offering Adult and Children's Flu Vaccines

Health Department Offering Adult and Children's Flu Vaccines

Shots Available in Joliet, Bolingbrook and University Park

The Will County Health Department Immunization Clinic is now offering walk-in seasonal flu vaccinations for adults and children at its 1106 Neal Avenue site in Joliet.  Walk-in shots are available each Monday and Tuesday from 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Vaccine is also available Wednesdays from 1-4 p.m., and Thursdays from 1-6 p.m.  Friday hours are 8:30 a.m.-noon; no shots are available on the fourth Friday monthly.
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