COVID-19 Public Vaccine Clinic Information

SIU Medicine is working with state public health agencies to provide COVID-19 vaccines. Anyone may request a vaccine from SIU Medicine – regardless of where you live or insurance provider.

Please complete the registration form below if you are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine.


Vaccine FAQs:

Can anyone 12 or older come to SIU Medicine for a vaccine? Yes.

Download a consent form here.

Are you pregnant, breastfeeding, or do you have a blood-related or immunocompromised condition? 
We recommend you discuss the COVID vaccine with your primary care provider prior to scheduling.

Before you schedule an appointment, wait 90 days after receiving monoclonal antibodies or convalescent plasma for the treatment of COVID-19.

How much is the vaccine from SIU Medicine?
There are no out-of-pocket costs to you. Your insurance company may be charged.

Do I need an appointment for the vaccine?
Yes. Only those with a pre-scheduled appointment at SIU Medicine will be given the vaccine. We will schedule your first and second doses at the same time. COVID vaccines can be given at the same time as any other vaccine.

Click here to request an appointment.

I have an appointment. Where do I go to receive the vaccine?
Enter through the Main doors (facing south). When entering the building, make a left to be check in by a receptionist. You may park in any spot, except the Respiratory Clinic Parking area.

SIU Medicine
520 N. 4th Street
Springfield, IL 62702

How can I prepare for my appointment?
After scheduling your appointment, this information will help make your on-site registration quick and easy.

  • Bring a photo ID that has your name and date of birth as well as your insurance card.
  • Bring your work ID to prove your employment.
  • You must wear a mask at all times.
  • Wear clothing that will easily give access to your upper shoulder, like a short-sleeved t-shirt.
  • Please arrive 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment time, no earlier.
  • Bring guardianship paperwork or POA if you will be signing consent for a patient.
  • Appointments may last up to 45 minutes for vaccination and observation.

Additional Details
If you currently are ill or have signs and symptoms of COVID-19 (fever, cough, sore throat, shortness of breath, chills, headache, muscle aches, abdominal pain, loss of taste or smell), you will not be permitted to receive the vaccination.

Looking for COVID-19 testing information? 

Sangamon County Department of Public Health website may have information.