Shelby County Health Department announced through a press release that the new Johnson & Johnson vaccines are here and they will be distributed. Admin with the Shelby County Health Department, Steve Melega says that he is excited to be able to have vaccines that can be given out on a regular basis.
To get the vaccine you must be a Shelby County resident or work in Shelby County. The vaccine is available for those 65 years of age and older and those with a comorbidity or those who are deemed essential workers. Melega says that it takes 5 seconds to register.
Melega encourages everyone to get the vaccine. He says it’s effective against variants of the disease.
For registration assistance, please contact the Shelby County Health Department at 217-774-9555