Upcoming vaccine clinics announced

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A COVID vaccination is administered, 2021 (Nexstar, file)

CENTRAL ILLINOIS (WCIA) – Health departments throughout Central Illinois continue to host community vaccine clinics to provide first, second or booster shots to adults and first shots to children ages 5 to 11 for no cost.

All three vaccines that have full or emergency-use authorization from the FDA – Pfizer, Moderna and Johnson & Johnson – can be administered to adults. Pfizer is the only vaccine available to 5- to 18-year-olds.

Several health departments in the region announced upcoming clinics in their jurisdictions in the coming weeks:

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

  • iHotel and Conference Center (111 St. Mary’s Road, Champaign)
    • Booster shots (12-year-olds and older)
      • Dec. 1, 2 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      • All three vaccines available
      • Walk-in, no appointment necessary
      • Anyone six months removed from second dose of Pfizer and Moderna is eligible
      • Anyone two months removed from initial Johnson & Johnson dose is eligible
  • Kohl’s Plaza (1901 North Market Street, Champaign)
    • Appointments scheduled through MyCarleCarle.org or by calling 217-902-6100
    • Weekend hours:
      • Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
      • Sundays from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
  • Promise Healthcare (805 Bloomington Road, Champaign)
    • Pediatric vaccinations (Pfizer only)
    • Mondays through Fridays from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    • Appointments only (call 217-403-5402)
    • For more information, contact Shea Ward via email or by calling 307-262-8858
  • Christie Clinic
    • Community-based clinics
  • OSF HealthCare
    • Clinics at all primary care offices
    • Appointments scheduled through OSF website
  • Pharmacies

Macon County Health Department

  • MCHD building (1221 East Condit Street, Decatur)
    • Pediatric shots (Pfizer only) on Nov. 30
      • Must be able to return Dec. 14 and Dec. 22, respectively, for second shot
    • Shots for 12-year-olds and older on Nov. 19 and Dec. 1
      • Booster shots available for:
        • Pfizer and Moderna recipients who received second shot before May 17, 2021 and May 19, 2021, respectively
        • Johnson & Johnson recipients who received single shot before Sept. 19, 2021
      • First shots available
        • All three vaccines available
        • Must be able to return on Dec. 22 for second Pfizer dose or Dec. 29 for second Moderna dose
    • Family Day on Dec. 3
      • 5-year-olds and older
      • First, second and booster shots
      • All three vaccines available
      • Must be able to return on Dec. 29 for second Pfizer dose or Jan. 5 for second Moderna dose
    • 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. all four days
    • Appointment only
    • Bring insurance card and photo ID if possible

Ford County Public Health Department

  • Clara Peterson Elementary School (580 East Franklin Street, Paxton)
    • Tuesday, Nov. 23 and Tuesday, Dec. 14 from 2:20 p.m. to 6 p.m.
    • 5-year-olds and older
    • Pfizer only
    • Appointments are preferred but walk-ins are welcome
    • Arrive five minutes early and expect to wait 15 minutes after shot before leaving
    • Any questions can be made to the Ford County Health Department at 217-379-9281

Livingston County Health Department

  • LCHD Building (310 E Torrance Ave, Pontiac)
    • Mondays through Thursdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
    • All ages
      • Appointments strongly encouraged for those under 18
      • Adult walk-ins welcome
    • All three vaccines available
    • Walk-in with no appointment necessary
    • Bring driver’s license/state ID and vaccination card (for all doses other than first)
    • 12- to 17-year-olds must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian
    • For more information and to schedule an appointment, visit http://www.lchd.us/
  • County schools
    • Dwight Common School (801 S Columbia St, Dwight)
      • Dec. 6 from 2:15-3:15
    • Prairie Central Junior High (800 North Wood Street, Forrest)
      • Dec. 6 from 3:30-4:30
    • Flanagan Grade School (202 East Falcon Highway, Flanagan)
      • Dec. 7 from 3:30-4:30
    • Woodland School (5800 East 3000 North Road, Streator)
      • Dec. 7 3:30-4:30
    • Odell Grade School (203 North East Street, Odell)
      • Dec. 8 3:30-4:30
    • Saunemin Grade School (39 Main Street, Saunemin)
      • December 8 3:30-4:30
    • Pontiac Junior High School (600 North Morrow Street, Pontiac)
      • Dec. 9 3:30-4:30

Moultrie County Health Department

Iroquois County Public Health Department

  • Appointments scheduled by calling 815-432-2483
  • Mondays through Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Nov. 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.
  • Everyone under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian

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