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The Winnebago County Health Department (WCHD) has launched an online COVID-19 Vaccine Registration Tool. Currently, those 16 and older are eligible to get the COVID-19 vaccine.

Below are the 4 steps to getting your COVID-19 vaccine.

Step 1: Register to receive the COVID-19 vaccine

  • Complete the online form to get on the list for a COVID-19 vaccine
    • Vaccination is priority based by risk to the individual and to the community.
    • Vaccination is not provided on a first come first serve basis
    • Do not compare your vaccination wait time to others as you may not know all the factors that indicate the priority for other individuals
  • You will be asked to provide the following:
    • Information about you and your medical history
    • Contact information you check often, so you can be reached to make an appointment
  • All information is confidential and will only be shared as appropriate
  • You will receive an email confirmation once your registration is successfully completed
  • Click here to register

Step 2: Make an appointment

  • When it is your turn to make an appointment, you will get a text or email from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
  • Once you make your appointment, you will get a Vaccine Ticket to bring to your appointment
    • If you do not see this email registration in 24 to 48 hours, please make sure you are registered by contacting the COVID-19 hotline at 1-815-319-6705.

Step 3: Getting the COVID-19 vaccine

  • Print your Vaccine Ticket and bring it with you to your appointment.
  • At your scheduled time and date – go to the designated location and follow instructions
  • Please wear your face covering and remember to stay 6 feet apart

Step 4: Get Your 2nd Dose of COVID-19 vaccine.

  • You need two doses of vaccine to protect you from the virus
  • You will receive a text or email with instructions on returning for your second dose
  • Continue to practice the 3 Ws:
    • Wash your hands
    • Wear your face covering
    • Watch your distance


COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID19 VaccineRegister ClickHere
Click Here To Register for COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19 Vaccinations not yet available to general public.
Registration for COVID-19 Vaccine is open to all 16 years and older.
Email confirmation of registration may take 24 hours.