Walk-In Flu Shots Still Available at Orland Township
Residents are urged to take advantage of the opportunity to fight the flu.
After a successful drive-thru shot clinic on Oct. 2, which attracted nearly 100 residents, Orland Township hopes to call attention to this years remaining flu shot clinic dates.
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.
The Township also asks that those planning on attending any of the clinics wear a short sleeve shirt and arrive in good health.
ORLAND TOWNSHIP FLU SHOT CLINICS
14807 S. Ravinia Ave., Orland Park
Mondays & Wednesdays • 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.
October 6, 13, 18, 20, 25, 27
One final off-site, weekend clinic is also available:
Sunday, October 10 • 8 a.m. to Noon , St. Elizabeth Seton Church , 9300 W. 167th St., Orland Hills
“If you’re still in need of your flu shot this year, I suggest you take advantage of one of our remaining clinics.” said Supervisor Paul O’Grady. “It’s highly recommended by the CDC that everyone older than six months receive a flu shot each year, so we encourage all residents to get ahead of flu season with us by getting vaccinated.”
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 programs, services, and events being held at Orland Township, including Senior American Idol, visit orlandtownship.org, or call (708) 403-4222.
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