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Whiteside County pauses Wednesday walk-in shots

ROCK FALLS — Whiteside County Health Department said in a news release it will pause most walk-in immunizations on Wednesdays.

The change does not affect vaccinations for flu or COVID-19, however. Shots for those can still be gotten on a walk-in basis from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday at the 1300 W. Second St. location.

All other immunizations will require an appointment. Call 815-626-2230 and choose Option 4 to schedule an appointment between 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. for Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.

The health department said in a release it was taking this step in response to the high demand for immunizations, limited supply and recent shipping delays. It is hoped this change will provide a more uniform experience for persons. Wait times had been increasing on Wednesdays.