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Vaccination Locations and Appointments

Registration & Appointment Information

Any eligible Hoosier can self-register for a vaccine appointment.  A friend or family member also can make an appointment on behalf of a qualifying individual. Many vaccination locations also offer walk-in service, but please check with the provider before you walk in.

The number of vaccination providers in Porter County continues to grow. We have broken down those providers into three categories. Please choose from the categories below.

  • Porter County Health Department Vaccination Sites

    Registration & Appointment Information

    Any eligible Hoosier can self-register for a vaccine appointment. A friend or family member also can make an appointment on behalf of a qualifying individual. But the person registered will be required to provide photo identification before they will be given the COVID-19 immunization.

    Online Registration

    For online registration instructions and Porter County Health Department vaccination locations in Valparaiso and Portage, please scroll down.

    Canceling Your Appointment

    If you schedule an appointment with the Porter County Health Department, then find an earlier appointment somewhere else, PLEASE help us by canceling your appointment with us. By doing so, you will free up appointments that can be used by someone else! Just go to Submit an online vaccination cancellation form.

    Porter County Health Department Vaccination Locations

    The Porter County Health Department (PCHD) is currently offering vaccinations at the following sites in Portage and Valparaiso. You will find specific registration instructions for each location.

    PCHD Portage Location - Offers Pfizer & Moderna

    North County Government Annex, 3590 Willowcreek Rd, Suite C, Portage. This location is open Mondays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch from Noon to 1:00 PM). Walk-Ins will be accepted and appointments are still accepted. If you want to register for this specific site, go to the Registration Site, and enter a zip code of 46368 when asked, then choose Porter Co Willowcreek MPVAX

    PCHD Valparaiso Location - Offers Pfizer, Moderna

    Porter County Administration Center, 155 Indiana Ave, Suite 104, Valparaiso. This location is open Fridays from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM (closed for lunch from Noon to 1:00 PM). Walk-ins and appointments are still accepted. Due to limited supply, manufacturer specific vaccine may not be available on your scheduled date. Please call the department to verify which vaccine we currently have available. If you want to register for this specific site, go to the Registration Site and enter a zip code of 46383 when asked, then choose PORTER COUNTY HD MPVAX.

  • Other Healthcare Providers Vaccination Sites

    Registration & Appointment Information

    Please note that pre-registration is required. Walk-ins will not be served. Any eligible Hoosier can self-register for a vaccine appointment. A friend or family member also can make an appointment on behalf of a qualifying individual. But the person registered will be required to provide photo identification before they will be given the COVID-19 immunization.

    Online Registration

    For online registration instructions and vaccination locations, please scroll down.

    Registration By Phone

    Eligible Hoosiers who do not have internet access or are otherwise unable to register online can call 2-1-1 for an appointment and/or secure transportation. A friend or family member also can also call 2-1-1 to make an appointment on behalf of a qualifying individual. But, the person registered will be required to provide photo identification before they will be given the vaccine.

    Quick Tip

    When you go to the vaccination registration site, you will be asked to enter your zip code. If you want to be vaccinated at a specific location, enter the zip code of that location. Your desired location should then appear near the top of the list of options. It will save you a lot of time scrolling down the various options before you find the one you want.

    Vaccinations for 5 thru 17-Year-Olds

    Only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 5 and 17-year-olds. If you are setting up an appointment for a 5 to 17-year-old, please be sure to choose a vaccination site that offers the Pfizer vaccine.

    Other Healthcare Provider Locations

    Vaccination registration and appointments can be set up at any of the following other locations in Porter County. You will need to check with these sites to determine which vaccine they offer.

    Northshore Health Clinic - CHESTERTON

    407 W Indiana Ave, Chesterton. Go To Registration Site and enter a zip code of 46304when asked, then choose NORTHSHORE HC CHSTRTON INDAV VAX

    Northshore Health Clinic - PORTAGE

    6050 Sterling Creek Rd, Portage. Go to Registration Site and enter a zip code of 46368 when asked, then choose NORTHSHORE HC PRTAGE STERCREEK VAX

    Northwest Health (formerly known as Porter Hospital) - LIBERTY TOWNSHIP

    85 E US Hwy 6, Valparaiso. Go to Registration Site and enter a zip code of 46383 when asked, then choose Northwest Health Porter VAX

    HealthLinc - VALPARAISO

    1001 N Sturdy Rd, Valparaiso. Registration at HealthLinc is by phone only. Call 1-888-580-1060 to schedule an appointment.

  • Pharmacy Vaccination Sites

    Pharmacies In Porter County That Offer Vaccinations

    Vaccinations are available at local pharmacies. Each pharmacy chain has its own registration and appointment website. Their websites can tell you which of their Porter County locations may be offering vaccinations and instructions to set up appointments. Some are also offering walk-in availability. You will need to check with them directly to determine which vaccine(s) they offer. Listed below are the links to each of the COVID websites for the four major pharmacy chains. IMPORTANT NOTE: Only the Pfizer vaccine is approved for 5 to 17-year-olds. If you are setting up an appointment for a 5 to 17-year-old, please be sure to choose a vaccination location that offers the Pfizer vaccine.

    Meijer Pharmacy

    You can find the Meijer registration site HERE. Meijer also accepts walk-ins.

    Walgreens

    You can find the Walgreens registration site HERE. Same-day appointments are available.

    CVS

    You can find the CVS registration site HERE. Some CVS locations accept walk-ins.

    Walmart Pharmacy

    You can find the Walmart registration site HERE. Walmart also accepts walk-ins.