Local Vaccination Clinics Planned For This Week


The Montgomery County Health Department has planned several COVID-19 vaccination clinics for this week, each of which offering the choice of all three vaccines: Moderna, Pfizer, and Johnson & Johnson.

None of the clinics require pre-registration.  Two are drive-through vaccination clinics, from 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, June 1, on South State Street next to Fred B. Johnson Park in Nokomis, and from 5-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 3, on South East Street next to City Park in Farmersville.  

Additionally, the health department will begin regular vaccination clinics from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Monday and Thursday each week at their Route 185 campus in Hillsboro beginning on Thursday, June 3.

The health department will also have a vaccination booth at the Montgomery County Bicentennial celebration Saturday, June 5, in Butler.

Those with insurance cards should bring them, but they are not required. Call the health department at 217-532-2001 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday with any questions.

Through May 30, Montgomery County has averaged 3.0 new cases per day during the month, according to health department numbers.  As of May 30, the health department reports 2,996 county cases since the pandemic began.


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