COVID-19 Vaccination

covid-19 vaccine

The Pfizer-BioNTech 2023-2024 COVID-19 vaccine is now available for individuals ages 6 months and older.
This updated vaccine should work well against currently circulating variants of COVID-19, including BA.2.86 and continues to be the best way to protect yourself from severe disease.

 

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine is now available for individuals ages 12 years and older. Individuals wishing to receive this vaccine should call 217-222-8440 to make an appointment.

 
Current COVID-19 Immunization Recommendations:
 
Pediatric and Adolescent Guidance: Children over the age of 6 months should receive at least one updated vaccine as part of the recommended vaccination series at least two months after their last dose. If your child has not previously received a COVID-19 vaccine, they should complete this year’s series as soon as possible.
 
Adult Guidance: Adults should receive at least one updated vaccine as part of the recommended vaccination series at least two months after their last dose. If you have not yet received a COVID-19 vaccine, you should complete this year’s updated series as soon as possible.
 
Additional guidance for those with compromised immune systems: People with compromised immune systems have the option to receive a second dose of the updated COVID-19 vaccine for increased immune protection.