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A flu vaccine is the FIRST and BEST step to prevent getting the flu. Flu vaccine will keep you and your loved ones safe from a very serious disease. The recommendation for flu vaccine is EVERY ONE - EVERY YEAR. Flu shots are available for children and adults. 

For Infants, Children & Teens:
  • The CDC recommends that children ages 6 months through 18 years of age receive a flu vaccine every year.
  • If your child is insured, please make an appointment with your primary care provider for vaccinations.
  • If you child is eligible for Vaccines for Children (VFC), you can visit the Public Health Division for vaccinations.
    •   ELIGIBILITY: Children through 18 years of age are eligible if they are Medicaid eligible or enrolled, uninsured, American Indian or Alaska Native or underinsured (insurance does not cover vaccines- please contact your insurance provider to verify if vaccines are covered).
  • All recommended childhood immunizations are offered through the Vaccines for Children Program (VFC).  For each vaccine, a $10 administration fee is applied.  (If necessary, fees may be waived.)
  • Please bring all written immunization records, if available. 
  • A parent or legal guardian must be present during the appointment for children under the age of 18.
For Adults:
  • The CDC recommends that all adults receive a flu vaccine every year.
  • For adults, the cost for flu vaccine is $30.
  • Medicaid/Medicare will be billed for covered immunizations.  Please check with your insurance provider for coverage questions.   
  • No appointment needed.  Immunizations are available as a walk-in service during business hours.

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Community & Occupational Flu Outreach:

Waukesha County Public Health provides the following community & occupational outreach programs.  For questions and details please contact us: 262-896-8430

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Public Health Services

Contact Us

Dept. of Health and Human Services
Address: 514 Riverview Avenue
Waukesha WI, 53188
Phone: (262) 896-8430
Fax: (262) 970-6670
TollFree: 1-800-540-3620
Email: hhs@waukeshacounty.gov

Walk-in Clinic Nurse Services are available:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:15 PM)
The Nurse Call Center is available by phone:
Mon., Wed., Thurs., & Fri. (8 AM – 4:30 PM)
Tuesdays (10:30 AM – 6:30 PM)
WIC Walk-in Benefit Pick up is available:
Mondays (8:15 AM – 4 PM)
Tuesdays (3 – 6:30 PM)
Fridays (8:30 – 11:30 AM)

If you are experiencing a medical emergency, please contact a medical professional or call 911.

The Public Health Division will be closed to the public for 2019 holiday observances on the following dates:

  • LABOR DAY will be observed Monday, September 2, 2019
  • THANKSGIVING DAY AND THE DAY AFTER THANKSGIVING will be observed Thursday, November 28, 2019, and Friday, November 29, 2019
  • CHRISTMAS EVE AND CHRISTMAS DAY will be observed Tuesday, December 24, 2019, and Wednesday, December 25, 2019
  • NEW YEAR'S EVE AND NEW YEAR'S DAY (2019-2020) will be observed Tuesday, December 31, 2019, and Wednesday, January 1, 2020