Measles Outbreak in the United States
From January 1 to January 30, 2015, 102 people from 14 states were reported to have measles. Most of these cases are part of a large, ongoing outbreak linked to an amusement park in California. While there have been no confirmed cases in Vermilion County, there have been some confirmed cases in Northern Illinois.
Please protect your children and get vaccinated. For information on how to schedule vaccinations, please visit our Immunization Page.
It's Not too Late to Get Your Flu Shot
You can still come into the Health Department to get your flu shot even though our Flu Clinics are over. We are now accepting walk ins for flu shots during our normal business hours, 8:00 AM – 4:30 PM. Just go to the Immunization Clinic Window and someone will help you.
The upcoming season’s flu vaccine will protect against the influenza viruses that research indicates will be most common during the season. This includes an influenza A (H1N1) virus, an influenza A (H3N2) virus, and one or two influenza B viruses, depending on the flu vaccine. (Source: CDC.gov)