Starting Monday everyone 16 years of age and older will be eligible in the State of Illinois to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. Governor JB Pritzker says that he is proud of how far we have come since April of last year, but knows there is still a lot of work ahead.
Governor Pritzker announced some more mass vaccination sites that will be opening, along with plenty of other options for you to be able to receive the vaccine as the State will start to get its highest shipment of vaccines yet.
Governor Pritzker stresses that their needs to be patience with this as there will not be enough to vaccinate everyone right away.
If you want to get the COVID vaccine, there is a hotline you can call to get set up with an appointment by calling 833-621-1284.
Christian County reported 6 new COVID-19 cases on Wednesday for a total of 3,692 and 94 deaths from the virus.