In response to the evolving COVID-19 pandemic, the City of Chicago has joined the State of Illinois in issuing a Stay at Home order effective Saturday, March 21st at 5pm CT. In addition, City of Chicago facilities are closed to the public. Staff are prioritizing essential services to protect the health and safety of our residents and employees. As such, we may be delayed in responding to non-essential inquiries and service requests. To stay up to date on the City of Chicago’s COVID-19 response, please visit the City Coronavirus Response Center site.
The Chicago CareVan is a mobile immunization clinic that provides no out of pocket cost to all children from birth through 18 years of age.
The clinic provides all immunizations that are recommended by the CDC, with the exception of varicella (chickenpox) vaccine.
The Chicago Care Van is a public/private partnership between CDPH and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois. No out of pocket cost are provided in Head Start, child care centers, schools, public housing sites, WIC centers and at community events.
Please bring your child's shot record with you. For the safety of your child it is important for the immunization nurse to know what shots your child has already received and when they were given.
To schedule an immunization visit, please complete the CareVan request form and fax it to 312.746.6388. For more information on the CareVan Program call the CareVan Coordinator at 312.746.6181.
For immunization services, visit one of our Fast Track clinics.