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Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department Offering Walk-in COVID 19 Vaccines for Those 65 and Older

BENTON/MARION – In a continued effort to vaccinate those who are 65 years of age and older, Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department will be offering the opportunity for walk-in vaccinations at every mass vaccination clinic site for this population only No appointment is needed. You must be a resident and/or work in Franklin or Williamson county for this walk-in service.

Information for the 65 years of age and older population:
• If you received MODERNA, please make sure it has been at least 28 days after your first dose.
• If you received PFIZER, please make sure it has been at least 21 days after your first dose.
• If you have an appointment scheduled for the future, Bi-County staff can cancel your appointment at the clinics if you are unable to.

Mass vaccinations clinics are held on Tuesdays at The Pavilion in Marion from 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. with last walk-in at 3 p.m.; Wednesdays at The Pavilion in Marion, IL from 7:30 a.m.- 6 p.m. with last walk-in at 5 p.m.; and Thursdays at the VF Factory Outlet Store in West Frankfort from 7:30 a.m.- 4 p.m. with last walk-in at 3 p.m.

Franklin-Williamson Bi-County Health Department is still offering vaccine to those in the Phase 1A (Healthcare workers and those in the long-term care/ congregate settings), Phase 1B (part 1)-essential frontline workers and Phase 1B (part 2)-persons 16-64 with high-risk medical conditions. This service is offered by using our scheduling system https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/vaccination-location.

For more information about scheduling an appointment or about our mass vaccination clinics, contact Bi-County Health at 439-0951 or 993-8111. Information about Bi-County
Health mass vaccination clinic forms can also be found at www.bicountyhealth.org.

Please feel free to follow Bi-County Health on Facebook as well. The health department uses this service to notify the public about office closures, upcoming clinics, and special events. Bi-County Health’s Facebook feed is www.facebook.com/bicountyhealth.