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Madison County selects Gateway Convention Center for vaccine distribution

The City of Collinsville’s Gateway Convention Center will be the location of Madison County’s Health Department’s vaccine distribution starting on Thursday, Jan. 14.  At this time, vaccines are being distributed according to the phase distribution plan as outlined by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

“We are pleased to partner with the Madison County Department of Health to offer this important vaccine to city and county residents,” said Collinsville City Manager Mitchell Bair.

All Madison County residents that are interested in receiving the COVID-19 vaccine will need to click the link ( and complete the survey.  The survey will help the Madison County Health Department determine the number of vaccines needed for each phase.  When the vaccine is available, individuals will be contacted to schedule a vaccination appointment following IDPH guidelines.

“After seeing the devastating impacts to our community, we are hopeful that offering vaccines in this manner to our residents will help us move past this pandemic,” said Collinsville Mayor John Miller. “We look forward to getting our community opened back up fully for business.”

For more information, contact Madison County Health Department at (618) 692-8954.


  1. Diane on January 9, 2021 at 8:13 pm

    All Of Madison County filtered thru one local; and how can many nursing home patients get there. The logistics alone in not going to anyone in thr home will slow the distribution. All others and many ” do not have.intrnet!”
    And many cannot wait all day in a car or walking line.
    My parents are 84: my Mom is only mobile thru help.
    How will this work for them?

  2. Dorothy Block on January 11, 2021 at 1:24 am

    I am 77 years old with many health health problems. When will I be able to get my vaccine?

  3. Rosalin Sakdisri on January 11, 2021 at 10:40 pm

    Hello, I am an Speech Language Pathologist Assistant from California and will be in IL for the next month or so. Can I be eligible to recieve the vaccine in IL before flying back to CA? Or will I have to wait until I return to CA to recieve it?

    Thank you for your time,
    Rosalin Sakdisri

  4. Dan Preuss on January 18, 2021 at 10:46 am

    When can I get the vaccine?
    I am 66 years old.

  5. Maxine Davis on January 19, 2021 at 10:17 am

    I am 92yrs old how do I get an appointment for the vaccine at Gateway Center in Collinsville or somewhere in that area?

  6. Maxine Davis on January 19, 2021 at 10:19 am

    I am 92 when and where can I get the vaccine

  7. Pamela Keller on January 19, 2021 at 8:57 pm

    Is there a place for St. Clair County citizens to get the vaccine?

  8. Socorro C. Rojas on January 20, 2021 at 2:16 pm

    I am 66 I have health issues with diabetes. Can they e mail me for my appointment because I don’t answer any calls that I don’t know.

  9. Debra Bonk on January 30, 2021 at 11:24 am

    I will be 66 in 2 days. I have been on Walgreens’s site for days after midnight and no dates open. Where can I go for vaccine? I have asthma and I need to get this. Please help!
    Thank y

  10. Anita Coakley on January 31, 2021 at 10:14 pm

    I need to get the sight where you fill out the form to get the Covid shot. Or phone number

  11. David & Audrey Steiner on February 22, 2021 at 5:16 pm

    Need to get the vaccation shot both are over 70 for covid 19

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