Orland Township, 14807 S. Ravinia Avenue, is hosting two final flu shot clinics on Saturday, December 3, 2011 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Tuesday, January 3, 2012 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Flu shots offered at Orland Township are available to residents only and proof of residency is required. The price for individuals between the ages of 19 and 65 years is $20.
Individuals over the age of 65, with Medicare Part B coverage, may receive a flu shot free of charge. A Medicare card must be presented on the day of the vaccine.
The monthly Orland Township Immunization Clinic will also take place on these two days. In order to receive an immunization, children 18 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian, display proof of residency, a valid shot record and, if applicable, an insurance card. Adult vaccines are also available for a fee and also require proof of residency.
Available vaccines include: DTap, DTap-IPV/Hib, DTap/IPV, DTap/Hep B/IPV, haemophilus b conjugate, Hep A, Hep B, Hep A/B, Hib, HPV, IPV, meningococcal, MMR, pneumococcal, TB, Tdap, TD, varicella, rotavirus, typhoid. The adult vaccine Zostovax is also available at most clinics but an appointment is necessary for this vaccine. Please call the Township office at (708) 403-4222 to request a Zostovax immunization.
For additional information on Orland Township flu shot or immunization clinics, please call (708) 403-4222 or visit www.orlandtwp.org