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COVID 19 Vaccinations


The COVID-19 Vaccine can help protect you from getting COVID-19 and from getting seriously ill if you do get COVID-19.  To get the COVID-19 vaccine, registrister and make an appointment.  All Winnebago County residents 16 and older can now register online and make an appointmen for a COVID-19 vaccine.


If you have a disability per the American Disabilities Act or are a smoker, you can update your registration by clicking here.

Check back to this page often as information is expected to be updated frequently.

Page Last Updated: 04/27/2020


COVID-19 Population Vaccination Plan:

Note: The vaccination plan continues to be revised as new and additional information is assessed and utilized to update the plans. Check back for updated versions of the plan.

COVID-19 Vaccine Registration

  • Help your family, friends, and neighbors register for the COVID-19 vaccine too.
  • Need assistance with your vaccine registration? Call the COVID-19 hotline: 815-319-6705

COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution

  • Currently, the Winnebago County Health Department is working to vaccinate those 16 and older
    • Those under 18 must have a parent or guardian register them and the guardian must be present with them at the time of vaccination.
  • Register online and make an appointment to get the COVID-19 vaccine. Click here to learn more about this process.
    • All Illinoisans are eligible to be vaccinated at the Community Vaccination Sites. Vaccines are given by appointment or during scheduled walk-in time, register online on the WCHD system
  • There are Two Community Vaccination Sites.
    • 1321 Sandy Hollow Road, Rockford, IL (former K-Mart site)
    • 4747 W. Riverside Blvd., Rockford, IL 61101 (New Zion Missionary Baptist Church)
  • Hold onto your vaccine card and keep it in a safe place, since it cannot be replaced at this time
  • After you get your vaccine, help share in the moment by using #VaxUpIL and #VaxUp815
  • If you received Pfizer or Moderna, both require a 2nd dose. You will receive another email to make an appointment for your second dose.
    • You should receive your 2nd dose from the same provider who gave you the first dose.

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For general questions about COVID-19, please call the Illinois Department of Public Health at 1-800-889-3931 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

For questions about COVID-19 specific to Winnebago County, please call 1-815-319-6705. or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.