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.
For online registration instructions and Porter County Health Department vaccination locations in Valparaiso and Portage, please scroll down.
Cancelling Your Appointment
If you schedule an appointment with the Porter County Health Department, then find an earlier appointment somewhere else, PLEASE help us by cancelling your appointment with us. By doing so, you will free up appointments that can be used by someone else! FIND CANCELLATION INSTRUCTIONS HERE
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 Moderna Vaccine
North County Government Annex, 3590 Willowcreek Rd, Suite C, Portage. This site is by appointment only on Wednesdays from 8:50 AM to 3:50 PM. Walk-ins not accepted at this site. If you want to register for this specific site, go to the REGISTRATION SITE, andenter a zip code of 46368 when asked, then choose Porter Co Willowcreek MVAX
PCHD Valparaiso Location - Offers Pfizer & Moderna Vaccine
Porter County Administration Center, 155 Indiana Ave, Suite 104, Valparaiso. This location is open Wednesdays & Fridays & Saturdays from 8:50 AM to 3:50 PM. Walk-ins will be accepted under the conditions below 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 46383 when asked, then choose PORTER COUNTY MPVAX.
Persons age 12 thru 17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
Regardless of where in Indiana you received your first dose, you can receive your second dose at the Expo under these conditions:
If your first dose was Pfizer, at least 21 days must have passed since your first dose.
If your first dose was Moderna, at least 28 days must have passed since your first dose
You MUST present the vaccination card you were given when you received your first dose.