Fight The Flu at Orland Township
Flu Shot Clinics are starting at the Township in September.
In attempt to continue to further protect the community this year, Orland Township residents will have the opportunity to receive their seasonal flu-shots on select days in the coming months.
Starting on September 1st, flu shots will be available every Monday and Wednesday at the Township offices, 14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park, from 3 to 6 p.m.; with the only exceptions being Monday, September 6th (in observance of Labor Day), and Monday, October 11th, (in observance of Columbus Day).
Orland Township’s 2021 Flu Shot Clinics are all walk-in (no appointment necessary) and for anyone 3 years of age or older. Pneumonia vaccines (Pneumovax 23 and Prevnar 13) will also be available at the Orland Township Flu Shot Clinics to adults 19 years of ages or older.
It is asked that residents bring an updated immunization record and consult with their physician as to which vaccines they may need. Those receiving a shot are asked to wear a short sleeve shirts.
The Township asks that those planning on attending any of the clinics arrive in good health.
ORLAND TOWNSHIP FLU SHOT CLINICS
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park
Mondays & Wednesdays • 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
September 1, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29
October 4, 6, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
Another easily available option for residents is the Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic. As one of the Township’s more popular offers, this clinic does operate on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.
Orland Township Drive-Thru Flu Shot Clinic
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park
Saturday, October 2 • 9 a.m. to Noon
Orland Township will also be offering off-site flu shots on the following dates:
Sunday, September 19 • 8 a.m. to Noon
St. Francis of Assisi Church
15050 Wolf Road, Orland Park
Sunday, October 10 • 8 a.m. to Noon
St. Elizabeth Seton Church
9300 W. 167th St., Orland Hills
“With the CDC recommending that everyone older than six months receive a flu shot each year I encourage all residents, despite how healthy they may be, to attend one of our clinics.” said Supervisor Paul O’Grady. “We need to do our best to protect ourselves and our community as we continue to navigate through COVID-19; so, Orland Township will continue to happily offer these opportunities.”
The following will be available at all clinics:
Fluzone Quadrivalent* • 3 years of age and older: $40
Medicaid (Title 19) card holders can receive the flu vaccine ONLY at our monthly immunization clinic.
*Fluzone protects against four different flu viruses.
*Fluzone is preservative free.
Flublok Quadrivalent* • 18 years of age and older: $40
*Flublok is 100% egg-free.
*Flublok is highly purified and preservative free.
*Three times more antigens than traditional flu vaccine.
Fluzone High-Dose* • Adults 65 and older: $55
Individuals with Traditional Medicare Part B: Orland Township will bill Medicare for vaccines.
– Those with a Medicare Advantage Plan or Retiree Plan (depending upon your insurance plan), may be able to submit vaccine receipt for reimbursement.
*Fluzone HD Vaccine is preservative free.
* NO insurance accepted for Pneumonia vaccines
Pneumovax 23: $100
Prevnar 13: $195
For more information on Orland Township services, please call at (708) 403-4222, Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., or visit the website at www.orlandtownship.org.
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