The Commercial-News, Danville, IL

November 18, 2013

Flu shots offered

STAFF REPORT
The Commercial-News

DANVILLE — The Vermilion County Health Department will continue to offer adult seasonal flu shots on a walk-in basis from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m., Monday through Friday in the immunization division of the health department at 200 S. College St. in Danville.

The cost for adult flu shots, for those 19 years of age and older, at the Vermilion County Health Department will be $30. The Health Department will bill Medicare, Medicaid and all Health Alliance plans for adult flu shots. Individuals should be prepared to present proof of these types of coverage at the time of vaccination. The Health Department cannot bill private insurers, but a receipt can be provided for use by those who may be covered by insurance and want to seek reimbursement.

Children from ages 6 months through 18 years may schedule a flu shot by calling 431-2662, ext 249. The child’s parent or guardian must accompany the child for the vaccination. The cost for vaccinations for children under age 19 will be $15.

For more information, call the Health Department at 431-2662, ext 229, or visit the website at www.vchd.org.