COVID-19 Vaccines Available at LaSalle County Health Department
At this time the Health Department will only be offering Moderna for infants and toddlers.
Infant & Toddler COVID First Dose-LaSalle County
The Moderna COVID-19 vaccine is authorized to be given to children six months through five years with 28 days between the two doses. Each dose is one-quarter of the adult dose.
The LaSalle County Health Department has COVID -19 vaccine available at the Health Department by appointment only, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. The Health Department has Johnson and Johnson, Moderna, and Pfizer vaccine available.
Pfizer is available to anyone 5 years of age and older. (Please Note – Must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian if under 18 years old.)
If you are receiving your COVID-19 vaccine, you will need to review this information prior to your vaccination.
• Pfizer Patient Fact Sheet
• Moderna Patient Fact Sheet
• Johnson & Johnson’s Janssen Patient Fact Sheet
• Prevaccination Checklist for COVID-19 Vaccines (Screening Questions)
• What to Expect After Getting a COVID-19 Vaccination
• CDC-COVID-19 Vaccines for Moderately to Severely Immunocompromised People
• CDC-Talking with Patients Who Are Immunocompromised
• Interim Clinical Considerations for Use of COVID-19 Vaccines Currently Authorized in the United States
• Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 Vaccination – CDC (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean)
o V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
Once you get a COVID-19 vaccine, you can enroll in v-safe. V-safe is a smartphone-based tool that uses text messaging and web surveys to provide personalized health check-ins after you receive a COVID-19 vaccination. Through v-safe, you can quickly tell CDC if you have any side effects after getting the COVID-19 vaccine. To register visit: V-safe After Vaccination Health Checker
o VaxText Second Dose Reminder
VaxText is a free text messaging platform that providers can offer to their patients. Patients can opt in to conveniently receive text message reminders to get their second dose of COVID-19 vaccine. VaxText offers the added benefit of reminding patients to sign up for v-safe, a tool that allows people to report adverse outcomes following vaccination
Interested in Hosting a Vaccination Clinic?
The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) is currently accepting applications for COVID-19 vaccine clinics in the State of Illinois to improve vaccine distribution. This initiative will help to ensure vaccine distribution to any groups that may be interested in hosting a vaccination event or give access to those groups that have hesitant and hard to reach populations.
Please find below the links to request vaccination clinic support in your community:
Equity application – Racial/ethnic minorities, rural populations, immigrant communities and any other community where the clinic could help overcome barriers to vaccination such as language, disability, technology, or transportation.
Schools/Youth Serving Organizations application – Schools, youth, as well as caregivers, school/youth group staff, and surrounding community https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/1af81d811217428685df1a3cabe3e611
Illinois Private Business, Association & Organizations application – All other groups such as private businesses or public events. https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form/9a4a682040704efb8a93fe7071120e66
Please note this is a limited resource so the IDPH Office of Minority Health and IDPH Vaccination Program will not be able to respond to all requests. For additional questions, please call the LaSalle County Health Department at 815-433-3366 or visit http://dph.illinois.gov/covid19/vaccinationclinics