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


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

Illinois BuildingAugust 12-229am – 5pm
Happy Hollow and Main StreetAugust 12Noon to 8 pm
August 13-2210 am – 6 pm
Brian Rainey Avenue (by the AFL-CIO Pavilion)August 12Noon to 8 pm
August 13-2210 am to 6pm
Avenue of Flags (across from the Grandstand Box Office)August 12-22Noon to 8 pm
4-H LaneAugust 12Noon to 8 pm
August 13-1710 am to 6 pm
Livestock Center on 8th StreetAugust 18-2210 am to 6 pm

At this time, the one-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine will be available for free at all six 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  


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