CARBONDALE – Continuing the state’s expansion of COVID-19 vaccine equitability and accessibility, Governor JB Pritzker has announced a partnership with the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency and local health departments to provide mobile vaccine clinics in coordination with Household Hazardous Waste Collection events.
One of those events is coming up on Saturday, June 19 at the Banterra Center parking lot on Arena Drive in Carbondale.
The vaccine clinic will be open from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. and operated by the Jackson County Health Department in coordination with the Illinois EPA, local Co-Sponsors and Heritage Environmental Services. These events will offer the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to eligible residents.
Individuals 18 and older planning to dispose of household hazardous waste at this event can also receive their COVID-19 vaccine from their vehicles. To register, go to https://jchdonline.as.me/schedule.php.
For more information about the Hazardous Waste Collection event, go to https://www2.illinois.gov/epa/Pages/default.aspx and search for household hazardous waste.