Receiving vaccines is the number one protection against illnesses such as the coronavirus. COVID-19 has proved to have serious and life-threatening effects on the public and because of that, the CDC is urging all Illinoisans to get the vaccine. The COVID vaccine was released at the end of 2020 and to date as of Friday, there have been 10,802,075 distributed. A total of 8,610,478 vaccines have been administered in Illinois as of last midnight. The seven-day rolling average of vaccines administered daily is 118,741 doses. Thursday, 136,525 doses were reported administered in Illinois.
COVID-19 vaccinations are available in St. Clair, Madison, or Sangamon Counties for anyone 18 years and older who works or lives in Illinois. In Macon County and Christian County, vaccines are available for those who live or work in Macon County and Christian County respectively. You can schedule an appointment to get your vaccine through HSHS. You can find out more about how to register for this vaccine appointment by following these steps.
- Go to www.hshsmyhealthrecord.com
- Login or Create a MyChart account by clicking “Sign Up Now.”
- Under Quick Links, click “COVID-19 Vaccine Link”
- Click “COVID-19 Vaccination” to schedule a FIRST DOSE vaccine appointment.
- Following the FIRST DOSE, you will need to schedule the SECOND DOSE
You will also need to find a time and a vaccine clinic near you that works for the time you have available. Visit here for a list of places to receive your vaccine.
If appointments are full, please continue to check back as additional dates and times will be added based on available vaccine supplies and clinic days. HSHS appreciates the public’s patience during vaccine rollouts. All vaccine clinics are by appointment only. There will be no walk-ins accepted.