This program provides influenza immunizations to adults and children in the Lake County area.
Who Can Receive Services
Children 18 years and younger must be Federal Vaccine for Children (VFC) eligible to receive services, with the exception of flu shots. Adults do not have to meet any specific age, demographic or income eligibilities.
Population Health Services
2303 Dodge Avenue,
Waukegan, IL 60085
Vary by appointment
Flu Shot Information Sheet
Flu Nasal Spray Information Sheet
Where to Get Your Flu Shot
The Health Department continues to provide flu vaccinations at its Immunization Program, 2303 Dodge Avenue in Waukegan. The Health Department accepts Medicare Part B, Medicaid, cash, checks, and credit cards. No private insurance is accepted. Flu vaccinations are given by appointment. For more information or to make an appointment, call 847.377.8470.
The injectable flu shots are $29 and the live, nasal spray flu vaccine is $39 for adults who are 19 years old or older. Fees are not subject to change before December 1, 2014. A recombinant flu vaccine for egg-allergic persons and a High-Dose flu vaccine for person 65 years old and older are available for an additional charge.
VFC Eligible Children:
The administration charge for vaccines for children who are eligible for the federal VFC program is $16 per dose. There is no co-pay for Medicaid recipients. We will not deny pediatric vaccines to VFC-eligible children even if the responsible party cannot pay for them. Click here to find out if your child is eligible for the federal VFC program.
The charge for children who are not VFC eligible is also $16 per dose, but payment is expected at the time of service.
In addition to the availability of vaccine at the Health Department's Immunization Program, the vaccine is available at sites throughout Lake County. Find a convenient location for yourself by using the Flu Vaccine Finder.
2013-2014 Flu Season Monitoring
Flu Vaccination Promotion Posters
Information for Individuals
Information for Health Care Providers
Pandemic Flu Information