Influenza Vaccine Information 2015-16
Updated October 13, 2015
Injectable Influenza Vaccine is now available for adults 19 years and older and for children 3 years through 18 years who have insurance that pays for immunizations.
19 years and older. Flu shots will be given every Monday from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM at our office while supplies last.
3 years through 18 years of age. We now have a supply of injectable influenza vaccine for this age group who have medical insurance that pays for immunizations. This is quadrivalent vaccine and is preservative free. We will administer this vaccine during our normal immunization clinic hours, Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. This vaccine has been privately purchased by the Health Department. You do not have to pre-register if your child is only receiving flu vaccine.
We do NOT have FluMist. We do NOT have influenza vaccine for ages 6 months through 35 months who have insurance that pays for immunizations.
Cost: $20.00. We accept cash, credit/debit cards with a small transaction fee. At this time we are not filing Medicare or private insurance.
High dose flu vaccine for 65 years and older: We are waiting on another shipment due the end of October. Call our office at 317-776-8500 or continue to check this website.
Pediatric Influenza Vaccine- Is now available for ages 6 months thru 18 years of age if eligibility requirements are met (see below). Flu shots/FluMist will be giving during normal immunization clinics hours, Tuesday and Thursday 8:30 AM to 2:30 PM. There is an $8.00 administrative fee per vaccine. We accept cash, or debit/credit cards with a small transaction fee. Medicaid recipients must show their card in order to waive the fee. You do not have to pre-register your child if you are only requesting flu vaccine. Pre-registration is required to receive any other type of immunizations. Visit http://www.hamiltoncounty.in.gov/278/Immunization-Information for more information. A parent or legal guardian must accompany the child.
FluMist will be given to any child 2 years and older unless there is a medical reason.
The Hamilton County Health Department CANNOT administer immunizations, including influenza vaccine, to children from birth through 18 years of age who have the following insurance status: