The Adams County Health Department announced today that they will be extending the COVID-19 Vaccine Walk-in Clinics.

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Besides Adams County, dates for Brown, Hancock, Pike or Schuyler counties in Illinois have been added for opportunities to receive a vaccine without an appointment. No registration is required, all you have to do is show up. The Pfizer vaccine will be distributed at all clinics, as the ACHD waits to here from the CDC about the Johnson and Johnson vaccine. You will have to make a date to return to get your second dose of the Pfizer vaccine.

Dates are as follows:

Tuesday, April 20 (Return May 11)
  • 10:00am-11:30am: Loraine Fire Department (900 E Center St, Loraine)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm: Clayton American Legion Building (111 S Park St, Clayton)

Wednesday, April 21 (Return May 12)

  • 10:00am-11:30am: Lima Fire Department (509 N Range Line St, Lima)
  • 1:00pm-2:30pm: Paloma Shelter House (1825 E 1635th St, Paloma)
Thursday April 22 (Return May 13)
  • 3:30pm-5:30pm: Quincy Family YMCA (3101 Maine, Quincy)

Friday, April 23 (Return May 14)

  • 3:00pm-5:00pm: County Market (4830 Broadway, Quincy)
Monday, April 26 (Return May 17)
  • 9:00am-11:00pm: Cathedral of Worship (215 North 25th St, Quincy)
Wednesday, April 28 (Return May 19)
  • 9:00am-11:00pm: Cathedral of Worship (215 North 25th St, Quincy)
  • 2:00pm-4:00pm: Quincy Senior Center (639 York St, Quincy) *THIS IS A DRIVE-THRU EVENT

The mass vaccination site located at the Oakley-Lindsay Center will no longer offer offer first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine after April 24. Individuals wishing to schedule a COVID-19 vaccine appointment beginning April 26th, may do so through the Adams County Health Department’s outreach events, by calling the Health Department at 217-222-8440 and scheduling a vaccine appointment, or by contacting their established medical office.

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While much is still unknown about the coronavirus and the future, what is known is that the currently available vaccines have gone through all three trial phases and are safe and effective. It will be necessary for as many Americans as possible to be vaccinated in order to finally return to some level of pre-pandemic normalcy, and hopefully these 30 answers provided here will help readers get vaccinated as soon they are able.