Pfizer-BioNTech Vaccine is Now Available to Youths Ages 12–15

The Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), in partnership with Carle Health, OSF HealthCare, Christie Clinic, Promise Healthcare, and the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign continue to host community-based COVID-19 vaccination clinics. 

Anyone 12 years of age or older is now able to receive the Pfizer vaccine. Moderna and Johnson & Johnson are available to individuals age 18 and older. The following clinics are currently available to those meeting age requirements based on the manufacturer’s guidance and who live or work in Champaign County. Parental consent is needed for anyone under the age of 18.

Parkland College, 2400 W. Bradley Ave., M-4 Parking Lot, Champaign

  • Pfizer vaccinations available Thursday (5/13) and Thursday (5/20) from 3:00 – 7:00 PM
  • Use the following QR code to schedule your appointment, or walk-up during event hours.

Kohl’s Plaza, 1901 N. Market Street, Champaign

  • First-dose appointments (Pfizer) at Kohl’s Plaza will be: 
    • Friday (5/14) and Saturday (5/15) from 8:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    • Sunday (5/16) from 8:00 AM – noon 
    • Monday (5/17) from 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
  • Call (217) 902-6100 to schedule or use MyCarle for the fastest service. Walk-in appointments also available.

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District, 201 W. Kenyon Road, Champaign

  • Walk-in appointments available each Friday from 8:30 AM – 3:00 PM.
  • Individuals or families with special needs or disabilities who need support with vaccine clinics, please call (217) 531-5365 and a nurse will come to your vehicle to provide the vaccination.

Promise Healthcare, 819 Bloomington Road, Champaign

To register:

  • Call the COVID Care line at: (217) 403-5402.
  • Individuals will need to register as a patient.


Additional notes:

In most cases, you will receive your second dose where you received your first. Follow instructions on scheduling your second dose from the site.

Appointments are available on a first come, first served basis. There will not be a waitlist; however, additional appointments will be available next week based on vaccine availability.

You cannot receive the COVID vaccine if you have received any other vaccinations within 14 days prior to your appointment. You may be asked to show an ID for verification of employment.

Patients will need to wear a face covering, practice social distancing, and plan to allow at least 15 minutes for observation after the vaccination. Please limit the number of individuals in your party that are not receiving the vaccine and wear clothing to allow easy access to the upper portion of the arm for the injection.

The vaccine itself is free but providers may seek appropriate reimbursement from the recipient’s plan or program (e.g., private health insurance, Medicare, Medicaid) for a vaccine administration fee. You will not be turned away if you do not have insurance or charged the balance of the bill for the vaccine. If you have questions about your specific coverage, please call the number on the back of your insurance card.

The Illinois Department of Public Health has compiled a comprehensive list of frequently asked questions about the COVID-19 vaccination. Information can be found at:

Additional information on COVID-19 vaccinations can be found at:

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