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COVID vaccination clinic to be held at Prairie State College on Aug. 30 (free content)

Prairie State College will be the site for COVID-19 vaccinations from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Aug. 30, at its main campus, 202 S. Halsted St. in Chicago Heights.

Vaccinations are free regardless of insurance or immigration status. The pop-up site will offer Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines for individuals 12 years of age and older. Those 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Walk-ins are welcome. Appointments are not required. 

Participants can enter the pop-up clinic from parking lot B off Coolidge, west of the main campus, and proceed through door M34. Signage will be posted. 


Additional vaccination clinics are scheduled for Mondays, Sept. 20 and Oct. 18, at the PSC Conference Center on campus. The clinics are being run by Cook County Health.

“Offering free vaccinations to our community is a privilege as we continue the fight against COVID-19,” said Thomas Saban, interim president of Prairie State College. “This is our opportunity to strengthen the number of vaccinated residents in our district.”

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