COVID-19 Vaccine Available for Essential Workers, Seniors
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic beginning at 11a.m. on Friday, Feb. 5. Pre-registration is required.
Vaccinations will be offered to those in two vaccination priority groups: Phase 1A and Phase 1B. Participants must live or work in Logan County.
- Phase 1A includes frontline healthcare workers and long-term care facility residents and staff
- Phase 1B includes frontline essential workers and Logan County residents age 65 and over. Frontline essential workers include, but are not limited to, the following occupations: first responders, education, food and agriculture, manufacturing, corrections workers, USPS workers, public transit workers, grocery store workers and shelter and day care staff.
An appointment is required to participate in the vaccination clinic. To make an appointment, visit ALMH.org and click on the COVID-19 Vaccination Clinic banner near the top of the page. Registration opens at noon on Wednesday, Feb. 3. If online registration is not possible, call 217-605-6500. The call will go to a voicemail and a vaccination clinic employee will return the call to schedule an appointment.
Anyone who receives a first dose vaccine must be available 21 to 28 days later to receive a second dose vaccine.
Reminders for participating in the vaccination clinic:
- Bring driver’s license or another form of identification.
- Wear appropriate clothing that gives easy access to the upper arm.
- Arrive no more than 5 minutes before scheduled appointment time, and enter through the designated “COVID-19 Vaccination Entrance” doors at the front of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital.
- You must remain at the clinic for 15 to 30 minutes after the vaccination for monitoring.
- Support persons may be asked to wait in their vehicle. If needed, assistance will be provided by vaccination clinic employees.
- Participants will receive a COVID-19 vaccination card. Participants must keep this card to bring with them to their second vaccination.
- Anyone arriving more than 30 minutes after their scheduled appointment might not be able to receive vaccine on this date.
Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital will continue to partner with the Logan County Department of Public Health to offer vaccination clinics. Future vaccination clinics will be announced by the local media and shared on the social media channels of Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital and the Logan County Department of Public Health.