Grundy County Announces Adult Seasonal Flu Shot Clinic
MORRIS, IL –Grundy County Health Department provides information about adult seasonal flu clinics, offered by appointment on Wednesday, October 12, 3:00PM – 7:00PM. Walk-ins will not be permitted.
Grundy County Health Department is offering adult seasonal flu vaccine by appointment at a drive-through facility on Wednesday, October 12 from 3pm – 7pm. Regular dose is available for those residents 18 years and older, and the high dose is available for residents 65 years and older. Each is quadrivalent, which is designed to protect against four different flu viruses, including two influenza A viruses and two influenza B viruses. Please visit the CDC website to learn more about the 2022-2023 flu vaccine composition.
This drive-through clinic site will be established at the Grundy County Highway Department, located at 245 IL-47, Morris (at the intersection of Rt47 and 113). Signage will be available to direct those with an appointment to enter off of Lowery Road. The vaccine will be administered in the shoulder through the car window, so residents are encouraged to wear clothing that provides easy access to the shoulder area without having to exit the vehicle.
The cost of the seasonal flu vaccine is $73, and the Health Department is able to bill this cost to Medicare, Medicaid, each Managed Care Organization (MCO) and BCBS PPO. Payment information is requested when making the appointment so as to reduce exposure during the clinic.
Interested adults should call 815-941-3404 to schedule an appointment and provide payment information.
Pneumonia and other vaccines for adults are offered by appointment at the Health Department. Please inquire by calling 815-941-3404.
Seasonal flu vaccine for persons 6 mos – 17 years of age will be available beginning in October by appointment at the Health Department. Residents may call the Health Department for a child flu shot appointment.