CARBONDALE – Gov. JB Pritzker announced Wednesday morning that the Carbondale Civic Center will now serve as a COVID-19 mass vaccination site beginning February 19.
Pritzker said two locations in Carbondale would operate as mass vaccination sites – the Banterra Center and the Carbondale Civic Center. The Governor’s office added the Civic Center location could administer up to 540 doses of the vaccine per day.
The Civic Center vaccination site will serve those in 1A and 1B by appointment only. To make an appointment at either Carbondale location, visit the Jackson County Health Department’s website. According to the Governor’s office, residents are encouraged to check back frequently for open appointments.
There is no charge to receive the COVID-19 vaccine.