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A seasonal flu shot is recommended for:

* All children 6 months of age up to 18 years of age.

* People 50 years of age and over.

Women who will be pregnant during influenza season.

* Residents of a long-term care facilities housing persons with chronic medial conditions.

* People who have long-term health problems with: heart disease, kidney disease, lung disease, diabetes, asthma, anemia.

* Physicians, nurses, family members, or anyone else coming in close contact with people at risk of serious influenza.

* Anyone else who wants to reduce their chances of catching influenza.

            * Household contacts and out of home caregivers of infants 0 to 5 years of age

            * Health care providers

            * Household contacts and caregivers of people 50 years and older or of anyone with a medical condition

A seasonal flu shot should be considered for:

* People who provide essential community services.

* People at high risk for flu complications who travel to the Southern hemisphere between April and September, or who travel to the tropics or in an organized tourist groups at any time. 

*People living in dormitories or under other crowded conditions, to prevent outbreaks.

Influenza Symptoms:

Sudden onset of fever, chills, muscle aches and fatigue.  Persons developing flu like symptoms should drink plenty of fluids, get plenty of rest and take Tylenol to relieve the symptoms.

 

NO ASPIRIN FOR TEENAGERS OR CHILDREN SUFFERING FROM FLU LIKE ILLNESSES.  Use of aspirin in children and teenagers during bouts of flu or chicken pox has been associated with Reye Syndrome illness.  Give Tylenol or aspirin free medication for fever.

 

Pneumonia shots:

 Who should get the pneumonia shot:

                        *individuals 65 years of age or older

                        *with chronic health problems

                        *smokers

2009 FEE SCHEDULE

Seasonal Flu Shot:

 

             $30.00 fee

                 or

            Covered by Medicare Part B = no cost to you.

The Winnebago County Health Department will bill Medicare Part  B for the service. **Must present your Medicare Part B card and a picture ID at time of service.

                 or

           

Covered by the following supplementary Insurances: Humana Benefit Plan of IL, or Unicare Security Choice, or Secure Horizon Direct, or Humana Gold Choice = no cost to you.

The Winnebago County Health Department will bill the supplementary insurances for the service. **Must present your card and a picture ID at time of service.

      or

Covered by IPA Medical Card = no cost to you.

The Winnebago County Health Department will bill Illinois Public Aid for the service. **Must present your valid Medical Card and a picture ID at time of service.

Pneumonia Shot:      

            $45.00 fee

                 or

            Covered by Medicare Part B = no cost to you.

The Winnebago County Health Department will bill Medicare Part B for the service. **Must present your Medicare Part B card and a picture ID at time of service.

                  or

Covered by the following supplementary Insurances: Humana Benefit Plan of IL, or Unicare Security Choice, or Secure Horizon Direct, or Humana Gold Choice = no cost to you.

The Winnebago County Health Department will bill Care Preferred for the service. **Must present your card and a picture ID at time of service.

 

 

Winnebago County Health Department

2009 Flu and Pneumonia Clinic Dates

 

Saturday, September 26, 2009            Forest Hills Lodge

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.                           Forest Hills Road & 173, Loves Park

 

Sunday, September 27, 2009              St. Anthony Catholic Church

8:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.                         1010 Ferguson StreetRockford

 

Monday, September 28, 2009             Village Hall of Cherry Valley

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       806 E. State StreetCherry Valley

 

Tuesday, September 29, 2009             Heartland Community Church

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                           South Alpine & Newburg Rd, Rockford

 

Wednesday, September 30, 2009       Kenrock Community Center: Gymnasium

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       3218 – 11th St.Rockford

 

Thursday, October 1, 2009                 1st National Bank of Winnebago

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                          500 North Elida, Winnebago

 

Thursday, October 1, 2009                 South Beloit Junior High School

3:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.                          850 Hayes Avenue, So.Beloit, IL

 

Friday, October 2, 2009                     YMCA Downtown Branch

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                          200 Y BoulevardRockford

 

Saturday, October 3, 2009                  St. Bridget Catholic Church: Parrish Hall

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       604 Clifford AvenueLoves Park

 

Sunday, October 4, 2009                    St. Edwards Catholic Church

8:00 am – 1:00 pm                              3004 – 11th Street, Rockford

 

Monday, October 5, 2009                   Heartland Community Church 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                          South Alpine & Newburg Rd, Rockford

 

Tuesday, October 6, 2009                   Pecatonica United Methodist Church

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       420 ½ Washington StreetPecatonica

 

Wednesday, October 7, 2009             YMCA Northeast Branch

7:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.                          8451 Orth RoadLoves Park

 

Thursday, October 8, 2009                 Northeast Christian Church

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       5651 East Riverside Rd.Rockford

 

Thursday, October 8, 2009                 Dolphin Swim Club

3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.                          Riverside Rd & Perryville RdLoves Park


Friday, October 9, 2009                      Bob’s Hardware

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       2710 20th St., Rockford

 

Saturday, October 10, 2009                LaVoz

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.                        412 Market Street, Rockford

 

Sunday, October 11, 2009                  Riverside Community Church

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       6816 North 2nd StreetMachesney Park

 

Sunday, October 11, 2009                  First Presbyterian Church

10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.                      Rockford

 

Monday, October 12, 2009                 Peterson Meadows

10:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                     6401 Newburg Road, Rockford

 

Monday, October 12, 2009                 Curves: North Rockton Road

3:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.                          3142 North Rockton Road, Rockford

 

Tuesday, October 13, 2009                 Heartland Community Church

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.                          South Alpine & Newburg Rd, Rockford

 

Wednesday, October 14, 2009           Durand United Methodist Church

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon                       102 East Main StreetDurand

 

Thursday, October 15, 2009               North Park Pharmacy

9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.                        7924 North 2nd Street, Machesney Park

 

Thursday, October 15, 2009               Milestone Bingo Hall

3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.                          4060 McFarland RoadLoves Park

 

Friday, October 16, 2009                    Curves: South Alpine

9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.                         2430 South Alpine, Rockford

 

Friday, October 16, 2009                    Hononegah High School

1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.                          307 Salem StreetRockton