Morris, IL- Grundy County Health Department offers vaccination for seasonal respiratory viruses.

Seasonal respiratory viruses such as influenza (flu), respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and COVID-19 continue to circulate in our area.

The following vaccines remain available by appointment at the Health Department:

Influenza (flu)

  • Fluzone High Dose: Available for adults 65 years and older to offer maximum protection.
  • Fluzone Regular Dose: Available for persons 6 months and older.

RSV

  • Arexvy: Available for adults 60 years and older. This is a one-time immunization and is recommended for all adults 60 years and older.
  • Beyfortus: Available for infants and toddlers 0-24 months years old through the Vaccine for Children (VFC) program. Certain requirements must be met to participate in the VFC program including meeting one of the following: having Medicaid, no insurance, being underinsured (your insurance doesn’t cover this vaccine) or American Indian/Alaskan Native.

COVID-19

  • Moderna Spikevax: Available for persons 6 months and older.

For more information about respiratory illnesses, visit: www.cdc.gov/respiratory-viruses/index.html.

To schedule an appointment for vaccines, please contact the Health Department at 815-941-3404. Please contact your health insurance carrier for your specific coverage details.

 

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