COVID-19 Vaccines

COVID Vaccines

Innovative Care Downers Grove offers the Pfizer, Moderna and Novavax COVID vaccines currently available for adults and children age 6 months and older. This includes the primary series and bivalent boosters for all age groups. 

Bivalent Booster

The bivalent booster/vaccine targets the original coronavirus strain, as well as the latest Omicron sub variants, BA.4 and BA.5.

Who is Eligible for a COVID Booster?

The single dose Pfizer bivalent booster is available to individuals age 5 and up, and the single dose Moderna bivalent booster is available to individuals age 6 months and up. 

Individuals who meet the age requirements must have received their primary vaccine series, and it should be at least two months since their last vaccine dose. Vaccine guidance from the CDC can be found here

Primary Series Vaccine

Innovative Care also has primary series vaccines available for adults and children who have not yet been vaccinated for COVID-19. For ages 6m-4y, the bivalent vaccine is now used for the 3rd dose in the primary series.

Schedule an Appointment

COVID vaccines are only available at our Downers Grove clinic. Please schedule an appointment online and bring a copy of your vaccination record to your appointment. 

Free Vaccines

COVID vaccines are available for everyone ages 6 months and older at no cost. Please bring your insurance card if you have insurance. 


Looking for a Flu Vaccine?

Innovative Care offers flu testing and flu vaccines. Flu shots offer protection against the seasonal flu and are recommended for everyone age six months and older. The 2021/22 flu vaccine protects against four flu viruses and can be administered at the same time as the COVID vaccine per the CDC

If you would like a flu vaccine during your visit at one of our COVID clinics, simply ask a member of our medical team. Flu vaccine appointments can also be made at our urgent care clinic.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

The Pfizer and Biontech COVID vaccine is a two-dose vaccine. The second dose will be administered 21 days after your first dose is received. More information can be found in the Pfizer patient vaccine fact sheet.
The Moderna vaccine is a two-dose vaccine. The second dose will be administered 28 days after your first dose is received. More information can be found in the Moderna patient vaccine fact sheet.
The actual vaccine is supplied by the United States government. We charge only for the injection. If you have insurance  (all PPOs, Medicare, and the Advocate HMO), we bill your insurance and there are no out of pocket charges. If you have no insurance (you must be uninsured) then we will use the CARES Act to cover the injection. The vaccine is free.

Senior citizens and those at high risk of developing severe illness from COVID-19 due to underlying health conditions are eligible for a COVID booster. People who work in jobs that put them at an increased risk for COVID-19 exposure may also receive a booster shot at least six-months after their initial vaccine series.

  • Active treatment for solid tumor and hematologic malignancies
  • Receipt of solid-organ transplant and taking immunosuppressive therapy
  • Receipt of CAR-T-cell or hematopoietic stem cell transplant (within 2 years of transplantation or taking immunosuppression therapy)
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (e.g., DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids (i.e., ≥20mg prednisone or equivalent per day), alkylating agents, antimetabolites, transplant-related immunosuppressive drugs, cancer chemotherapeutic agents classified as severely immunosuppressive, tumor-necrosis (TNF) blockers, and other biologic agents that are immunosuppressive or immunomodulatory.