Recommended Childhood Immunizations

The Chicago Department of Public Health Offers Free Immunizations

Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH) Fast Track immunization clinics provide vaccinations at no charge for children 0 through 18 years of age. They also provide flu vaccinations at no charge for adults of all ages and all children over age six months. No appointment is necessary; vaccinations are given on a first come, first served basis. Click here for a list of sites offering free Immunizations.

Vaccines are among the most successful and cost effective public health tools available for preventing disease and death.  They are also one of the best ways parents can protect infants and children from 14 harmful and potentially deadly diseases.  Vaccine-preventable diseases can be very serious, may require hospitalization, or even be deadly - especially in infants and young children.

Resources for Parents:

To find out about the most up to date recommend immunizations

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Resources for providers to talk to parents about Immunizations:

Visit the CDC’s website for a suite of materials to help health care providers have vaccine conversations with parents. This free online resource provides partners with tools and resources to better understand the recommended vaccines, schedules and how they will protect your child. (

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