Returning for your 2nd or Booster dose? You MUST bring your COVID-19 vaccination record card to your vaccination appointment. If you lost your vaccination record, you MUST request a new card prior to arriving for a vaccination appointment.
MODERNA HAS FULL FDA APPROVAL FOR AGES 18+
On January 31, 2022, the Food and Drug Administration granted Moderna full approval of their COVID-19 vaccine for individuals 18+. The FDA approved vaccine will be marketed as Spikevax.
PFIZER HAS FULL FDA APPROVAL FOR THOSE AGES 16+
The Food and Drug Administration granted full approval to Pfizer-BioNTech’s coronavirus vaccine for people 16 and up, making it the first to move beyond emergency use status in the United States.
COVID-19 PFIZER VACCINE FOR PEDIATRIC POPULATION AGES 5-11
Will County Pediatric Pfizer (ages 5-11) Vaccine Providers
Pediatricians, Pharmacies, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Will County Health Department and other community partners will be providing Pediatric COVID-19 Vaccine to children ages 5 to 11.
Third Dose & Booster
The CDC now recommends that people whose immune systems are moderately to severely compromised should receive an additional dose of mRNA COVID-19 vaccine at least 4 weeks after their second dose, for a total of three doses.
Third doses will be administered a minimum of 28 days after the 2nd shot.
Click a link below to schedule your first dose vaccine online.
Second dose appointments will be made at time of the first dose appointment. If you need to schedule a second dose appointment, you must call 815-774-7386.
Schedule an Appointment Online or Call to Schedule your Vaccination at a Will County Health Department Vaccination Clinic.
Do you know someone who is interested in receiving a COVID vaccine who is unable to get out of the house due to medical limitations?
Consider applying for our homebound vaccination program through the Will County Health Department! Click the link to apply, and we will follow up with you as soon as we can! We want to get everyone vaccinated, especially those who are most at-risk and homebound.
FIND A COMMUNITY VACCINATION CLINIC IN YOUR AREA
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REQUIREMENTS FOR 5-17 YEAR OLD VACCINES
All minors under 18 must have a parent or legal guardian present during their appointment and must remain with the child throughout the entire visit.
Children ages 5-17 may only receive the Pfizer vaccine which has been approved by the FDA and CDC.
Find your Pfizer Vaccine Clinic above or call 815-774-7386 to schedule an appointment.
Can’t Attend Appointment With Your Child?
If a parent or legal guardian is unable to accompany their child to a clinic run by Will County Health Department, their child can still receive a vaccine if:
- The minor is accompanied by someone over the age of 18 designated by their parent or legal guardian, and
- The minor brings the consent FORM signed by their parent or legal guardian. SPANISH FORM
The Will County Health Department is leading the charge to give access to the vaccine for residents and workers in our county. In addition to the Health Department sites, we have partnered with local pharmacies and community-based organizations to hold vaccination clinics. Search below for the nearest vaccination clinic. We add new sites often, so please be sure to check back.
Vaccinations are by appointment only.
Will County Health Department Vaccination Partners
Click one of the links below to check the availability of the vaccine at one of our partner locations.
Vaccines at The Will County Community Health Center
The Will County Community Health Center is providing COVID-19 Vaccines for anyone 12 years of age or older at the Joliet location (1106 Neal Avenue).
Vaccine are available to the public from 9-12:30 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday. Walk-ins are welcome but appointments are encouraged.
Please call 815-727-8670 to schedule an appointment.
Dykota’s Life Mattered.
So Does Yours.
Dykota Morgan, a 15 year old from Bolingbrook, IL, was tragically taken from her parents and family within 72 hours of exhibiting COVID-19 symptoms. She contracted COVID-19 and passed away one week before the vaccine was approved for use in children ages 12-17. Listen to her parents, Krystal and Rashad tell her story and why it is so important to them to ensure children get vaccinated.