DU QUOIN – The Illinois Department of Public Health will provide free COVID-19 vaccinations and testing at two locations at the Du Quoin State Fair Aug. 27 through Sept. 6.
Locations will be set up on Midway Drive and Main Street from noon to 9 p.m. each day.
According to officials, the one-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine and Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine will be available for free at both locations on the state fairgrounds. COVID-19 testing will also be available at both vaccination locations.
Officials ask those interested to bring a photo ID. Proof of immigration status is not required.
The J&J vaccine is only authorized for individuals 18 years and older. The Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is authorized for individuals 12 years and older. More information about COVID-19 vaccine can be found here.
Masks are required to be worn in all indoor locations on the fairgrounds and in the grandstand for concerts. Masks in outdoor locations are not required but are encouraged.