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This October 2021 photo provided by Pfizer shows kid-size doses of its COVID-19 vaccine.

Editor's Note: This story has been updated to correct KCHD's vaccine offerings on Tuesdays. It offers COVID-19 vaccinations by appointment.

A handful of COVID-19 vaccination clinics are available this week and in December in Kankakee and Iroquois counties.

The Kankakee County Health Department is holding walk-in vaccinations today until 3:30 p.m. for all brands, including Moderna, Pfizer, Johnson & Johnson and the pediatric Pfizer doses. First, second, third (for immunocompromised) and booster doses are available.

Peotone High School is also hosting a clinic from 4:30 to 7:45 p.m. today that includes the pediatric Pfizer vaccine for 5- to 11-year-olds. Parents and older kids can also sign up to receive an approved dose appropriate for their age group. To register, visit

KCHD will also be open for vaccine appointments 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesdays. Appointments are available for those ages 5 and up and must be scheduled in advance. KCHD will offer Pfizer, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson vaccines.

Call 815-802-9449 to make an appointment.

Also, the Iroquois County Public Health Department has Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines available for ages 5 and up by appointment from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday to Friday. Call 815-432-2483 to register.