COVID-19 Vaccine Clinics & Information

Peoria health Department COVID-19 Clinics:

All COVID-19 vaccine brands are available for ages 12+ and adults at peoria health dept on a walk-in basis Monday-Friday from 8:30am-4pm. 

Beginning Monday, December 6, pediatric ages 5-11 will be added for walk-in COVID-19 clinics.  

Closed for Holidays Dec 23, 24, 31

Pediatric ages 5-11 - Starting Dec 6 walk-ins (or appointments 309-679-6655.)  Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.

1st dose age 12+, including adults - walk-ins available now.

Boosters and other 3rd dose vaccines - walk-ins available now.

Additional community Clinics and specific vaccine information below.

Pediatric Pfizer Vaccine Clinics for Ages 5-11

Peoria Health Department

Pediatric COVID-19 vaccines are available for walk-ins or appointments (309-679-6655) for children ages 5-11 starting December 6 Monday -Friday from 8:30am - 4pm. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. 

OSF HealthCare Clinics

Make an appointment through OSF MyChart or visit

UnityPoint Health

Request a vaccine appointment through the MyUnityPoint portal.

Pediatric Community Clinic - Open to the Public for Ages 5-11

Thursday, December 2 from 3-7 pm
Ages 5-11 only, no appointment needed
Illini-Bluffs CUSD 327
9611 Hanna City Glasford Rd
Glasford, IL 61533

Community Walk-In Clinics - Ages 12+ and Adults

Open for the first dose, additional dose for adults, and boosters for adults.

Peoria City/County Health Department

Peoria Civic Center Parking Lot at Fulton and Monroe - Vaccines and/or COVID-19 Testing

  • Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays
  • 8:00 am - 4:00 pm each day
  • Vaccinations are open to anyone regardless of insurance, and immigration status will not be asked.
  • The Pfizer vaccine is available to anyone 5+. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson vaccines are available for anyone 18+.
  • COVID-19 testing is also available at this location.
  • Peoria Civic Center Fulton Lot
    698 Fulton St, Peoria

Local Community Clinics

Available COVID-19 Vaccines:

  • Pfizer (Comirnaty): approved for ages 5+ and requires two initial doses, given 21 days apart.
  • Moderna: approved for ages 18+ and requires two initial doses, given 28 days apart. 
  • Johnson & Johnson (J&J/Janssen): approved for ages 18+ and requires one dose.

Additional Dose

Individuals with moderately to severely compromised immune systems are recommended for an additional dose of COVID-19 vaccine at least 28 days after they received a two-dose primary series of either the Pfizer or Moderna vaccines. CDC Guidance on Additional Doses


COVID-19 booster shots are recommended for all individuals who received Pfizer or Moderna at least 6 months ago, and all individuals who received Johnson & Johnson at least 2 months ago.

The CDC recommends the same product that was used for the primary vaccination should be used for the booster, although boosting with a single dose of any authorized COVID-19 vaccine booster is acceptable (called "mix and match").

IDPH Press Release on Boosters

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Additional Area Clinic Locations

Tazewell County Health Department

Woodford County Health Department

OSF HealthCare

Vaccine website: 

UnityPoint Health

Vaccine website:

Heartland Health Services

Call for an appointment: (309) 680-7600


Locate a pharmacy offering COVID-19 vaccinations near you using the State of Illinois vaccine finder website:

National Provider Database

Find a vaccine provider from the CDC's national COVID-19 vaccine provider database:

Replacement Vaccination Cards

Do you need to replace your COVID-19 vaccination card? Use the IDPH website to view and print your COVID-19 vaccination record. You can also find the date(s) you were vaccinated, which COVID-19 vaccine you received, as well as other recent vaccinations you have received (such as a flu shot). 

Information for Vaccine Recipients

Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Pause Lifted April 23, 2021

The US Food and Drug Administration and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) have lifted the recommended pause on Johnson & Johnson (Janssen) COVID-19 vaccine use following a thorough safety review. The CDC Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices conducted a thorough review of the vaccine after reports of six cases of a rare and severe type of blood clot in individuals following administration of the Janssen COVID-19 Vaccine. The Illinois Department of Public Health has informed local health departments that they may resume the use of this vaccine following the FDA and CDC announcement.

COVID-19 Vaccine Resources

Frequently Asked Questions

COVID-19 Vaccination for Young People

IDPH FAQ sheet with information for young people.

Who is eligible?  Eligibility is open to everyone age 5+

Pfizer has FDA approval for ages 16+, as well as emergency approval for ages 5 -15. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson have emergency approval for ages 18+. Please check with your scheduling site to ensure it has the appropriate vaccine.

What is an Emergency Use Authorization? How is safety taken into account?

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is responsible for authorizing a vaccine for emergency use. Learn how they do this at

How do vaccines work in our bodies? Are there different types?

Vaccines work by triggering an immune response from our body. Different types of vaccines can produce this response. Learn the details of how our bodies do this and the different vaccine types from the Center for Disease Control's website at

What is an mRNA vaccine? How is it different from past vaccines we have had in the U.S.?

The current COVID-19 vaccine candidates that are authorized for emergency use in the United States were developed using mRNA technology, which is different from vaccines the U.S. has previously used. The Center for Disease Control's website explains more about what these are and how they work:

If I already had COVID-19, should I get vaccinated?

Health officials recommend getting vaccinated even if you already had COVID-19. Studies have shown that vaccination provides a strong boost in protection in people who have recovered from COVID-19. Learn more on the benefits of being vaccinated:

How is a vaccine developed in the U.S.? What kind of regulatory process is there to determine if it is safe and effective?

The FDA regulates vaccine development and approval in the U.S. through a strict process. Read more on the steps between research and development to approval at