For the latest local information regarding COVID-19, follow us on Facebook and see ourlocal news page

Family Vaccination Clinics to Be Held at Jackson County Schools

Photo: Jackson County Health Department-Illinois Facebook page

MURPHYSBORO – Jackson County Health Department is pleased to announce a series of COVID-19 vaccination clinics to be held at several schools in Jackson County. The clinics are for persons age 12 and older, including students and their families, but other community members are also welcome. Pfizer vaccine will be available for those age 12 and older, and the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be available for those age 18 and older. No appointment is necessary.

CLINIC SCHEDULE
– Carbondale Comm. High School, June 8 & 29 from 2-6 p.m.
– Murphysboro High School, June 9 & 30 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
– Elverado High School, June 10 & July 1 from 2-6 p.m.

Anyone age 12-17 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian. Persons coming for their second dose should bring their vaccination record from the first dose. Those who have a driver’s license or State ID should also bring that, as well, to expedite registration. No fees apply and no insurance information will be collected.

These clinics are made possible through a partnership between JCHD, Southern Illinois Healthcare, Illinois National Guard, and the respective school districts.

For those interested in other Health Department vaccination clinics, vaccine is being administered on Tuesdays 9 a.m.-1 p.m. & Thursdays 12-6 p.m., by appointment or walk-in, at JCHD, located at 415 Health Department Road in Murphysboro, in the front building. Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be available. People can also visit Vaccines.gov to find out all the locations close by that offer vaccinations.