Flu season in the United States is off to its earliest start in nearly a decade. The primary strain circulating tends to make people sicker than other types. It is particularly hard on the elderly.” That said, the current flu vaccine is well matched to this predominant flu strain. The Wilmette Health Department will be giving seasonal flu shots to those residents over the age of 18 in the Health Department upon request.
The fee for the flu shot is $25. However, residents with Medicare Part B as their primary insurer may choose to receive their immunization with Medicare paying the fee. Medicare will not pay the Village if you belong to a HMO.
Caution: The vaccine should not be taken if you have a known allergy to eggs or egg products, have a fever, or if you have previously experienced an allergic reaction to the vaccine.
Please contact the Health Department at 847-853-7507 or by email, firstname.lastname@example.org
for any questions or concerns.