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(McLeansboro, Illinois) – Hamilton Memorial Hospital District is now offering weekly COVID-19 vaccine appointments at the Hamilton Memorial Family Clinic located at 611 South Marshall Avenue, McLeansboro.

Vaccines are available by appointment only to those eligible under the Illinois Department of Public Health Phase 1a and 1b COVID-19 vaccination criteria.

For appointment setting information call 618.643.5859. When calling, provide the following information on the voice message:

  • Name
  • Date of birth
  • Phone number

Calls will be returned and appointment made in the order they were received.

Phase 1b Eligible Individuals:

  • Age 65 or older
  • Frontline essential worker (Below are example of frontline workers within the eligible categories for Phase 1b, Part 1.)
  • First responders
  • Fire, law enforcement, 911 worker, security personnel, school officer
  • Education
  • K-12 teacher, school administrator, student support staff, student aide, day care worker and center-based child care provider, home visiting provider, early intervention therapists, Head Start/Early Head Start provider, Preschool for All provider
  • Food and agriculture
  • Processing plants, veterinary health, livestock services, animal care
  • Manufacturing
  • Industrial production of goods for distribution to retail, wholesale, or other manufactures
  • Corrections workers and incarcerated individuals
  • Correctional officer and staff, jail officer and staff, juvenile facility staff, a worker providing in-person support or services, incarcerated individuals
  • U.S. Postal Service worker
  • Public transit worker
  • Flight crew, bus driver, train conductor, taxi driver, para-transit driver, in-person support, ride sharing service driver
  • Grocery store worker
  • Bagger, cashier, stocker, pickup, customer service
  • Shelters and adult day care staff
  • Homeless shelter, women’s shelter, adult day/drop-in program, sheltered workshop

Phase 1 B Plus Eligible Individuals:

  • Obesity
  • Diabetes
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Smoking
  • Heart Conditions
  • Chronic Kidney Disease
  • Cancer
  • Solid Organ Transplant
  • Sickle Cell Disease
  • Pregnancy
  • Persons with a Disability1 (Not otherwise covered in previous categories.)

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