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Vaccine Clinics Scheduled at WIU-Macomb Campus

October 13, 2021

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MACOMB, IL – The McDonough County Health Department, in cooperation with Western Illinois University, will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic for WIU faculty, staff and students, as well as members of the general public, throughout October and November. The clinics will be held in the University Union Sandburg Lounge.

Clinics will be held from 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25 and Tuesday, Nov. 9. Johnson & Johnson and Pfizer vaccines will be available at no cost.

WIU encourages members of the University community to take advantage of the free vaccination clinic. Supervisors are authorized to approve up to 60 minutes of release time from work for an employee to receive the vaccine. Proof of vaccination/appointment, presented to the supervisor, will be required to utilize the release time. Time off needed beyond 60 minutes should be reported as sick or vacation leave.

All participants must complete the consent form in advance at

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