Free COVID-19 Vaccinations and Testing Available at Illinois State Fair

Six vaccination locations on Springfield fairgrounds

The Illinois Department of Public Health will be providing free COVID-19 vaccinations at six locations at the Illinois State Fair August 12-22, 2021.

Illinois Building
August 12-22, 9am-5pm

Happy Hollow and Main Street
August 12, 12pm-8pm
August 13-22, 10am-6pm

Brian Rainey Avenue (by the AFL-CIO Pavilion)
August 12, 12pm-8pm
August 13-22, 10am-6pm

Avenue of Flags (across from the Grandstand Box Office)
August 12-22, 12pm-8pm

4-H Lane
August 12, 12pm-8pm
August 13-17, 10am-6pm

Livestock Center on 8th Street
August 18-22, 10am-6pm

View locations on a map of the fairgrounds >>

At this time, the one-dose Johnson & Johnson (J&J) vaccine will be available for free at all six locations on the state fairgrounds in Springfield. COVID-19 testing will also be available at all vaccination locations except the Illinois Building. Please bring a photo ID and your insurance card if you have one. Proof of immigration status is not required. The J&J vaccine is only authorized for individuals 18 years and older. More information about COVID-19 vaccine can be found at