COVID-19 Vaccine Information

COVID-19 Vaccines At Grundy County Health Department

Grundy County Health Department will begin to offer COVID-19 vaccines through our office every Thursday, starting on July 15th.

The Health Department is located in the Grundy Administration Building at 1320 Union Street, Morris.

To schedule an appointment you will need to call our office at (815) 941-3404. We will be offering the Pfizer, Moderna, and Johnson & Johnson vaccines as inventory allows.

While the vaccine remains available at no cost, the Health Department will begin charging an administration fee for each vaccine given. This administration fee of $23 will be billed to the client’s health insurance company. Insurance companies are prohibited from “balance billing” clients and the administration fee will be waived for residents without health insurance, thereby relieving all residents of any financial responsibility. At no time will there be any personal out of pocket costs to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.

As a reminder…
Moderna Vaccine Guidelines
-Must be 18 years old or older.
Pfizer Vaccine Guidelines
-Must be 12 years or older. If under the age of 14 you MUST be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. If between the ages of 14-17 you MUST be accompanied by another adult and have a completed Minor Consent Form if a parent/legal guardian is not with you.
-Minor Consent Form can be found below.
Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Guidelines
-Must be 18 years old or older.

COVID-19 Vaccination for Homebound Individuals

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is partnering with home health providers to ensure COVID-19 vaccine is available for homebound individuals and their caregivers and immediate family members.

IDPH considers a homebound individual to be someone who is:
• unable to leave the home due to an illness or injury
• experiencing a considerable and taxing effort to leave and is absent from the home infrequently, for a short duration, or to receive medical care
• requiring the assistance of a device, other persons or special transportation

If you meet this definition of a homebound individual or are a family member or caretaker of a homebound individual seeking COVID-19 vaccine, you can contact covid@primecarephysicians.org

Vaccination Records Copy Information

Looking for a copy of your vaccination records?  Please complete this IDPH Authorization to Release Immunization Records form.
The instructions at the top of the page indicate how to submit.

Parental Consent Form

COVID-19 Vaccine Parental Consent Form
Update: May 12 – The FDA has approved the Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) for Pfizer/BioNtech vaccine. In accordance with (410 ILCS 210/) Consent by Minors to Health Care Services Act, this form allows a parent/legal guardian of a minor (14 years and older) to authorize vaccine administration and designate an adult to accompany the minor.  Minors under 14 years of age must be accompanied by a parent/legal guardian

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