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Bi-County Health Offering Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccinations

BENTON/MARION – The Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department will be offering COVID-19 vaccinations for ages 5 to 11 starting today through Tuesday, Nov. 30.

No appointment will be needed for this age group. Walk-ins are welcome during clinic times. A parent or legal guardian will need to be present. After Nov. 30, your child will need an vaccination appointment. All other ages that meet the requirements for vaccination, first or second dose, third dose or booster dose should schedule an appointment online at covidvaccination.dph.illinois.gov.

Vaccinations will be given at the Marion office on Express Drive on Monday, Wednesdays and Fridays from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 3:15 p.m.

Vaccinations at the Benton office on East Park Street will be given on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and from 1 to 3:15 p.m.