16-and-up eligible for COVID-19 vaccine in Illinois starting Monday; here’s where you can get your shot

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ROCKFORD, Ill. (WTVO) — Governor JB Pritzker announced that Illinois will be moving to the next phase of COVID-19 vaccination eligibility starting Monday, April 12.

Illinois residents over the age of 16 will be eligible for the vaccine.

Appointments are required at each of the following:

In Rockford, a one-day COVID-19 vaccine site will be set up at Allen Chapel AME Church, 3000 Rural Street, from 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. Appointments can be made here.

In Ogle County, a mass vaccination clinic with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine will take place at the Oregon Fire Department. Register here.

In Boone County, a mass vaccination clinic will be set up at the Poplar Grove Fire Station, 305 W. Grove Street, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Register here.

In addition, registrations are still being accepted at regional mass vaccination centers and pharmacies, and appointments can be made through local health departments or pharmacy websites.

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