DeKalb County Health Dept.

Adult & International Travel Immunizations

Doctor swabbing woman's armAdult and Traveler Immunizations protect adults and travelers from vaccine preventable diseases.

Adults 18 years and older can get a variety of recommended immunizations. In addition, international travelers of all ages can get immunizations that are recommended for travel to selected destinations and information about other measures to prevent illness during travel.

If you are getting travel immunizations, your immunizations should start at least four weeks before traveling outside the United States.  Thus, we recommend you schedule your appointment as soon as you can prior to traveling.
International Travel Clinic (pdf)

Immunizations available include:
Gardasil (HPV)
Hepatitis A
Hepatitis B
Influenza (seasonal)
Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)
Menactra (Meningitis)
Menomune (Meningitis)
Polio (IPV)
Tetanus- Diphtheria Pertussis (Tdap)
Tetanus- Diphtheria (Td)
TwinRix- Hepatitis A & B
Varicella (Chicken Pox)
Yellow Fever
Zostavax (Shingles)

You're never too old to get immunized (pdf)

Fees and Eligibility

Please call the Communicable Disease program at 815-748-2467 for an appointment.  Fees vary depending on services.  Payment is required at the time of service. We accept cash, checks, money orders, and credit/debit/health spending cards with current photo ID. Private health insurance, Medicaid, and Medicare Part B may also be billed.


Adults 18 years and older can get a variety of recommended

Contact Us

Phone: 815-748-2467
Fax: 815-748-2440

Frequently Asked Question

Q:  Do I need an appointment?
A: Please call 815-748-2467 to make an appointment.
    Wednesday's walk-in clinics: 8:00 am - 11:30 am, and 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm.
    Evening clinics are by appointment on the 3rd Wednesday of each month.
    During annual Flu season, please see the Flu schedule.

Q:  How can I get a copy of my adult immunization records?
A:  Call the CD program at 815-748-2467.

Q:  Do I need a prescription to get an immunization?
A:  No, prescriptions are not required.


Center For Disease Control and Prevention - Traveler's Health