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Ferrell Hospital to Hold Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic April 16

ELDORADO – Ferrell Hospital in Eldorado will hold a walk-in COVID-19 vaccine clinic on Friday, April 16 and no appointment will be needed.

It will be held at College Heights Baptist Church located at 2321 Illinois Avenue in Eldorado.

Two different vaccines will be offered at different times. From 9 a.m. to noon, 175 doses of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will be given. From 1 to 3 p.m. 80 doses of Moderna will be given, and patients will schedule appointments for their second dose, due four weeks later. Clinic ending times are approximate, as vaccine supplies may be used up prior to the stated close of each clinic.

Anyone 18 and older who lives or works in Illinois will be eligible for the vaccine. The process and administration of the COVID-19 vaccine throughout the state is being directed and overseen by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

More about the vaccine and distribution process is available at the IDPH website.