Tazewell County Health Department hosting drive-through vaccine clinic

Coronavirus

TREMONT, Il. (WMBD) — The Tazewell County Health Department is trying to make it easier for residents to get vaccinated by offering a drive-through clinic.

Every Thursday-Sunday beginning April 22, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. persons 16 and older will be eligible to receive a dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

No appointment or registration is required. Those attending the clinic must live and/or work in Peoria, Tazewell and Woodford Counties in order to attend. Minors, ages 16 and 17, must be accompanied by a legal guardian.

The department also included the following information in a press release:

  • Valid state ID required
  • Wear appropriate clothing to receive a vaccine
  • 16 & 17-year-olds can receive the Pfizer vaccine ONLY – it is FDA approved for use in that age range
  • A legal guardian MUST accompany the minor to the appointment to sign the consent on site
  • Those with questions about the vaccine need to reach out to their medical provider prior to the appointment.
  • The COVID vaccination can only be received 14 days after receiving any other vaccination
  • The COVID vaccination can only be received at least 90 days after receiving any monoclonal antibodies (BAM IV infusion) or convalescent plasma as part of treatment for COVID-19

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