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Don’t wait, vaccinate! Get a flu shot today!

Who should get the flu vaccine?

  • Everyone six months and older – Seasonal flu vaccines have a very good safety track record.
  • People at high risk:
    • Children and infants
    • Pregnant women
    • Seniors
    • People with disabilities
    • People with health conditions
    • Travelers and people living abroad

Can I get the flu from the vaccine?

No, you can’t get the flu from the flu vaccine.  The flu vaccine protects you from the flu, not the common cold. But you may experience some side effects. Common mild side effects of the flu vaccine include:

  • Soreness
  • Headache
  • Fever

When should I get the flu vaccine?

September-March. Early immunization is the most effective.

Where can I get the flu vaccine?

Mercyhealth clinics are offering flu shot clinics starting the week of September 21, 2020. Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome. For your convenience, we will bill your insurance. Please bring your insurance card. If you prefer to pay for your shot, the regular flu vaccine is available for $38 and high-dose vaccine for $68, payable by cash, check of credit card at time of vaccination. Protect yourself and others by getting a flu shot each year. The flu shot clinics are available at the following locations:

  • Mercyhealth Alpine
    • October 2, 4-6 pm
    • October 9, 4-6 pm
    • October 10, 8-11:30 am
    • October 16, 4-6 pm
    • October 23, 4-6 pm
    • October 24, 8-11:30 am
  • Mercyhealth Beloit
    • Mondays, 2-5 pm
    • Wednesdays, 2:30-5 pm
    • Fridays, 1-5 pm
  • Mercyhealth Edgerton
    • September 29, 1-4 pm
    • September 30, 1-4 pm
    • October 8, 1-4 pm
    • October 15, 8 am-noon
    • October 22, 1-4 pm
    • October 29, 8 am-noon
    • November 25, 8 am-noon
  • Mercyhealth Urgent Care—McHenry
    • September 28-October 31 (Monday-Saturday, noon-6 pm)
  • Mercyhealth Milton
    • September 23, 1-4:30 pm
    • September 24, 8 am-4:30 pm
    • September 25, 1-4:30 pm
    • October 5, 10 am-4 pm
    • October 19, 1-4:30 pm
    • October 22, 8 am-4:30 pm
  • Mercyhealth Woodstock
    • October 2-November 21 (Mondays, 4-6 pm; Fridays, 4-6 pm; Saturdays, 9 am-noon)

You may also receive a flu shot at the following locations.

For more information on the flu, click here.

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