CDC COVID-19 Data
About Update COVID-19 Vaccine
- Everyone 6 months and up is recommended to get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to better protect you and those around you.
- You can get the updated COVID-19 vaccine and your seasonal flu vaccine at the same time (on the same day)
- If you have had a COVID-19 vaccine recently, wait 2 months until from the time of your last COVID-19 vaccine to get the updated COVID-19 vaccine
- Even if you have not had a COVID-19 vaccine before, you can get an updated COVID-19 vaccine to protect yourself this fall and winter
- Go to vaccines.gov to find a vaccine provider near you
Why Get An Updated COVID-19 Vaccine?
I'm Uninsured or Underinsured.
How Can I Get The Vaccine?
- Those who do not have insurance or are underinsured should look for a provider that is participating in the “Bridge Program”
- This program provides updated COVID-19 vaccine free to those without insurance or underinsured
- Click here to register to get your updated COVID-19 vaccine through the Bridge Program at the Winnebago County Health Department
Test Positive, Get Treatment
Talk with your healthcare provider as soon as possible to see if you are eligible for COVID-19 treatment
- You can also find a Test to Treat Site and get treatment where you get tested.
- If you are uninsured or enrolled in Medicaid, Medicare or VA/IHA healthcare, you can get free at-home COVID/flu tests from Home Test To Treat.
- If you have symptoms, these tests can determine if you have COVID-19 or flu. If positive you can access free telehealth care and treatment, if eligible.
- IDPH Guidance for Pre-K -12 Schools for addressing COVID-19 cases, contacts, and outbreaks
- Illinois State Board of Education Guidance
- Executive Order 2022-10 – COVID-19 Executive Order NO. 103
- Healthcare Providers