COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination Information

Testing Information

FREE COVID-19 testing
Located at Pike County Health Department (PCHD)
Beginning June 2, 2022, testing will only be available on Thursday’s from 8:30 am – 11:30 am. 

This is a drive-up testing site.  Please stay in your car.
Follow posted signage to enter the testing site and park in designated area.
Results will be available online 1-2 days after testing through the Midwest Coordination Center.  Please note this is NOT a rapid test.
Participants will receive a link to register online to receive their results.
Participants without internet and/or email access will be contacted by PCHD only if their results are positive.

I tested positive or had a close contact with someone who tested positive, now what?
Use the CDC
COVID-19 Quarantine and Isolation Calculator to determine your next steps.


Vaccination Information

Pike County Health Department (PCHD) is currently vaccinating all individuals 5 years and older living and working in Pike County, Illinois.  

Individuals 5 years and up, receiving the Pfizer vaccine should plan to return in 3-weeks for their 2nd vaccination.
Individuals 18 years and up, receiving the Moderna vaccine should plan to return in 4-weeks for their 2nd vaccination.
Individuals 18 years and up, receiving the Johnson & Johnson vaccine do not need to return.

Upcoming COVID-19 WALK-IN vaccination clinics for individuals 12 years and older receiving their 1st, 2nd or booster doses will be on the following dates and times.
No Appointment Needed. 
(Watch for signs to enter the building.)

Thursday, June 23rd  1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
Thursday, June 30th  1:30 pm – 4:30 pm

If you are interested in vaccinations for children 6 months – 11 years old, please call to schedule an appointment. 

A parent/guardian must accompany their child.

THIRD DOSE INFORMATION

On January 4, 2022 the CDC expanded recommendations for everyone 5 years and older who are moderately to severely immunocompromised to receive a third primary dose of the appropriate vaccine, either Pfizer or Moderna vaccine, depending on the persons age. This includes people who have:

  • Been receiving active cancer treatment for tumors or cancers of the blood
  • Received an organ transplant and are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Received a stem cell transplant within the last 2 years or are taking medicine to suppress the immune system
  • Moderate or severe primary immunodeficiency (such as DiGeorge syndrome, Wiskott-Aldrich syndrome)
  • Advanced or untreated HIV infection
  • Active treatment with high-dose corticosteroids or other drugs that may suppress your immune response

People should talk to their healthcare provider about their medical condition, and whether getting an additional dose is appropriate for them.


BOOSTER DOSE INFORMATION
On May 20, 2022, the CDC expanded recommendations for booster doses of COVID-19 vaccine.

Everyone 5 years and older may receive a booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine 5 months after the completion of their primary vaccine series.
Everyone 18 years and older may receive a booster dose of the Moderna vaccine 6 months after the completion of their primary vaccine series.
The Johnson & Johnson vaccine booster can be received 2 months after their initial dose completion.

Please bring your COVID-19 vaccination card when returning for a booster vaccination.

2nd BOOSTER DOSE INFORMATION
On April 1, 2022, the CDC expanded recommendations for a 2nd booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine for certain populations.

  • Individuals 12-49 years who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and anyone 50 years and older may receive a 2nd booster dose of the Pfizer vaccine 4 months after their 1st booster dose.
  • Individuals 18-49 years who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and anyone 50 years and older may receive a 2nd booster dose of the Moderna vaccine 4 months after their 1st booster dose.
  • Individuals 18-49 years who are moderately or severely immunocompromised and anyone 50 years and older who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine booster can receive a 2nd booster dose of Pfizer or Moderna vaccine 4 months after their 1st booster dose.

 

Entrance to and parking for the vaccination clinic will be located in the gravel parking lot on the West side of the building, off of Adams Street.  Watch for signs on where to enter the building.
A face covering is required to enter the building and there will be a 15 minute wait after receiving your vaccination.

To expedite your appointment, please print and complete the Vaccine Consent Form and bring with you.

COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form (English)

COVID-19 Vaccine Consent Form (Spanish)

We continue to partner with the Adams County Health Department for vaccinations.  They are currently offering the vaccination on a walk-in basis Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 12:00 pm and 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm.  The Adams County Health Department can be reached at 217-222-8440 and are located at 330 Vermont Street in Quincy, IL. 

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