Tazewell County offering last of scheduled drive-thru COVID-19 vaccine clinics this week


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TREMONT, Ill. (WMBD) — The Tazewell County Health Department is offering a drive-thru vaccine clinic on June 9 and 10.

The clinic, held at the Tazewell County Health Department building, will be open 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. each day and will offer the Pfizer vaccine available to persons 12 years or older.

These are the last days of drive-thru clinics in Tazewell County. Vaccines will be available, but drive-thru options may not according to a press relase.

Those attending must live and/or work in Illinois to attend. No appointments or registration are required.

Those planning to attend need to:

  • Bring a valid state ID and provide aphone number
  • Ensure to wear appropriate clothing to receive a vaccine
  • Reach out to medical providers prior to scheduling the appointment
  • Receive the vaccine 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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