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Walk-in COVID-19 Vaccination Sites Available in Jackson County

MURPHYSBORO – The Jackson County Health Department says all Illinois residents age 16 and older are eligible to walk-in at both COVID-19 mass vaccination sites in Jackson County without an appointment.

Both the Banterra Center and Carbondale Civic Center will accept walk-ins, Monday through Friday, from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. A first or second dose of Pfizer vaccine will be available to those walking in. Those needing a second dose should ensure it has been at least 21 days since their first dose and bring their vaccination card. Persons 16 to 17 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Appointments are also available each day and can be booked at www.jchdonline.org or call 618-684-3143. Pfizer is the vaccine offered most days to those with appointments. Those wanting Johnson & Johnson can make appointments for this Saturday, April 10 at either location.

Vaccinations are free and no insurance information is collected.