As the flu season approaches, local public health officials are reminding residents that shots are recommended for everyone older than six months.
Flu vaccine is offered at numerous commercial pharmacies, grocery stores and other retail sites in the Oak Park area.
Most of these sites accept private insurances and Medicare Part B to help cover the cost of the flu shot.Many sites will vaccinate children as young as 18 months.
Residents can email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 708.358.5480 with questions about access to an affordable flu shot.
For more information from the CDC about the flu vaccine and preventing seasonal flu, visit www.cdc.gov/flu/prevent.