CARMI – White County will be one of six counties in Illinois where the state will be sending rural vaccination teams offering the Johnson and Johnson vaccine to the public.
These mobile teams will be operated by members of the Illinois National Guard in partnership with local health departments and appointments are prioritized for county residents.
White County residents can now make their appointments for Monday, April 12 at tinyurl.com/EHDVaccine or call 273-3326. Seven hundred doses will be available to those 18 years of age and over.
On Monday, Illinois will expand eligibility to all residents 16 years and older. However, many local health departments have already expanded eligibility to all residents.
Per the Federal Drug Administration Emergency Use Authorization, only residents 18 years and older can receive the Johnson and Johnson vaccine.