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Free COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing Available at Illinois State Fair

News – Wednesday, August 4, 2021

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Public Health will be providing free COVID-19 vaccinations at five locations, and testing at four locations, at the Illinois State Fair August 12-22, 2021.

LOCATION DAYS HOURS
Illinois Building (Vaccination Only) August 12-22 9am – 5pm
Happy Hollow and Main Street August 12 Noon to 8 pm
Happy Hollow and Main Street August 13-22 10 am – 6 pm
Brian Rainey Avenue
(by the AFL-CIO Pavilion)
August 12 Noon to 8 pm
Brian Rainey Avenue
(by the AFL-CIO Pavilion)
August 13-22 10 am to 6pm
Avenue of Flags
(across from the Grandstand Box Office)
August 12-22 Noon to 9 pm
Livestock Center on 8th Street August 12 Noon to 8 pm
Livestock Center on 8th Street August 13-22
10 am to 6 pm

At this time, the one-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine will be available for free at all five locations on the state fairgrounds in Springfield.  COVID-19 testing will also be available at all vaccination locations except the Illinois Building.  Please bring a photo ID and your insurance card if you have one.  Proof of immigration status is not required.  The J&J vaccine is only authorized for individuals 18 years and older.  More information about COVID-19 vaccine can be found at http://www.dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccine-faq.

Last Updated: August 11, 2021