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Healthy Lake County.
Tony Beltran, MBA, Executive Director.

​Seasonal Influenza (Flu)

​About Us

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.

​Contact Us

Population Health Services
Belvidere Annex
2303 Dodge Avenue,
Waukegan, IL 60085



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Flu Shot Information Sheet

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Flu Nasal Spray Information Sheet

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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.

Other Children:
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

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Contact Us
Population Health Services
Mark Pfister, Director
3010 Grand Avenue
Waukegan, IL 60085
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