MARION – The Illinois National Guard continues to expand its COVID-19 vaccination efforts in southern Illinois by announcing a temporary vaccination site at Heartland Regional Medical Center in Marion. The hospital is located at 3333 W. DeYoung St.
Vaccinations will be provided to as many as 300 eligible people March 22 from 9 a.m. until 7 p.m.
To register for a vaccine appointment, visit the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) website. Appointments are required and walk-ins will not be accepted.
Registration assistance is being provided courtesy of the new IDPH Vaccine Appointment Call Center. Open seven days a week, from 6 a.m. to midnight, Illinois residents can call (833) 621-1284 for both English and Spanish-speaking agents, some with the ability to translate into other languages.
The call center was created for people who do not have access to a computer or those who have difficulty navigating online services.