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Jacksonville Memorial to Host COVID-19 Vaccination, Booster Clinic


Jacksonville Memorial Hospital and the Morgan County Health Department will host a community vaccination and booster clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 26, at the nonprofit hospital.

Designed for 12 years old and older, the vaccination clinic will be held from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. in meeting rooms 2 and 3 off the hospital’s main lobby. To access the clinic, use the hospital’s main entrance. Jacksonville Memorial Hospital is at 1600 W. Walnut St.

The clinic will offer first, second and booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. A parent or guardian must be available in person or by phone to provide consent for children under 18 years old to receive vaccine.

Walk-ins will be accepted, but online registration is encouraged for a faster, more efficient experience. To register in advance, visit

To be eligible to receive a booster dose of vaccine, you must have completed the first two series of doses at least five months ago. Proof of vaccination is required to receive a booster dose of vaccine.

The public is asked to adhere to the following restrictions:

  • Do not attend if you have tested positive for COVID-19 or have come into close contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19 in the 10 days prior to the clinic.
  • Do not attend if you are sick; have any cold- or flu-like symptoms, including a fever over 100.4 degrees, vomiting or diarrhea within 24 hours of the clinic.

Participants should arrive at the clinic dressed in clothing that provides easy access to the upper arm and should be prepared to stay 15 to 30 minutes for monitoring after they receive the vaccine.

For more information about COVID-19 vaccination, testing and hospital visitor restrictions, visit For more information about vaccine availability in Morgan County or to request an appointment to receive vaccine, visit