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Posted on: August 9, 2022

[ARCHIVED] August is Immunization Awareness Month

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Skokie Health and Human Services (HHS) are emphasizing the importance of adults and their children to maintain their vaccination status and getting all recommended immunizations.  On-time vaccinations can help protect you and your loved ones from serious vaccine preventable diseases including COVID-19, flu, Chickenpox, Measles, Mumps, Shingles, Pneumonia and other illnesses throughout your life.  Children and adults should keep a vaccination record that is also managed by your primary care provider.

 Skokie HHS offers vaccines to eligible Skokie residents including:

  • Moderna COVID-19 vaccine for residents age six months and older
  • Seasonal flu vaccine for Skokie residents at two community clinics to be held at Oakton Community Center by appointment on Wednesday, October 3, 3 to 7 p.m. and Thursday, October 12, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The flu vaccine appointment portal opens at on September 6.    
  • Vaccines for Children Program for children under 18.  Vaccines include all Illinois Department of Public Health required vaccinations

Click here to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine. For information on the Vaccines for Children program please call 847/933-8252.  With back-to-school being around the corner, here are a few resources that can help you to stay informed: 

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