Grundy County Provides COVID-19 Update
MORRIS, IL – The Grundy County Health Department provides information about vaccination efforts, cases, county and regional metrics .Vaccination IL Department of Public Health (IDPH) data shows that approximately 58% of the eligible population
(ages 12 years and older) in Grundy are fully vaccinated, or 50.80% of our entire Grundy population.
Pediatric doses (children ages 5-11 years) are available through some local pharmacies and select
Morris Hospital & Healthcare Centers locations by appointment. Please visit
morrishospital.org for more information about appointment availability through pediatric
Vaccine for persons 12 years and older remains available through the Health Department or IDPH by
walk-in for the following dates in November:
Friday, Nov 12ᵗʰ 9:00am – 1:00pm Administration Building, 1320 Union St, Morris
Saturday, Nov 13ᵗʰ 10:00am – 2:00pm Coal City Public Library, 85 N Garfield St, Coal City
Friday, Nov 19ᵗʰ 9:00am – 1:00pm Administration Building, 1320 Union St, Morris
All 3 vaccines are intended to be available at each clinic, as supplies last, for first, second,
third or boosters. Unless obtaining a 1ˢᵗ dose, vaccine record of previous doses must be presented.
The CDC recommends a booster dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in certain populations. For individuals
who received a Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna COVID-19 vaccine, the following groups are eligible for a
booster shot at 6 months or more after their initial series:
• 65 years and older
• Age 18+ who live in long-term care settings
• Age 18+ who have underlying medical conditions
Examples include, but are not limited to: cancer, chronic kidney, liver or lung disease, dementia,
diabetes, Down syndrome, heart conditions, HIV infection, mental health conditions, overweight,
pregnancy, sickle cell disease, smoking, cerebrovascular disease or substance use disorder.
Clients are asked to self-attest that they are eligible.
• Age 18+ who work or live in high-risk settings
Examples include, but are not limited to: first responders, healthcare workers, congregate care
staff, education and day care staff, those persons working for: food, grocery and agriculture,
manufacturing, corrections, mail carriers, and public transit. Clients are asked to self-attest
that they are eligible.
Booster shots are also recommended for those who received the Johnson & Johnson vaccine and are 18
and older and who were vaccinated two or more months ago.
Please visit cdc.gov for a complete list of applicable conditions and settings.