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CPS Immunization Requirements

Recommended Immunization schedule for 0 through 6 years of age

Recommended Immunization schedule for 7-18 years of age

Catch-Up Schedule (4 months to 18 years)

Mobile Immunization CareVan

The Chicago CareVan is a mobile immunization clinic that provides free immunizations to all children from birth through 18 years of age.

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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.  Free immunizations 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.

For more information on the CareVan Program or to schedule an immunization visit, please complete the CareVan request form and fax it to 312.746.6388 or call the CareVan Coordinator at 312.746.6181.

Download September's CareVan schedule. For immunization services, visit one of our Fast Track clinics.