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Two COVID-19 Mass Vaccination Sites Opening in Carbondale Friday

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is pleased to announce that the Civic Center will serve as a COVID-19 mass vaccination site beginning Friday, February 19. 

Governor JB Pritzker announced Wednesday morning that two locations in Carbondale would operate as mass vaccination sites – the Banterra Center and the Carbondale Civic Center. The Governor’s office says the Civic Center location could administer up to 540 doses of the vaccine per day.

The Civic Center vaccination site will serve those in 1a and 1b by appointment only. To make an appointment at either Carbondale location, visit the Jackson County Health Department’s website. According to the Governor’s office, residents are encouraged to check back frequently for open appointments.

There is no charge to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.