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All Illinois residents 16+ eligible for COVID-19 vaccine starting Monday, April 12

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(WSIL) -- The State of Illinois will open COVID-19 vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older starting Monday, April 12.

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Posted by WSIL News 3 on Thursday, April 8, 2021

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More than 80 counties have opened eligibility to all individuals age 16 and over in advance of the April 12 timeline.

To date, 73 percent of Illinois seniors and 42 percent of Illinoisans 16 and over have had at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine. One quarter of the 16 and over population is fully vaccinated.

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Kenzie Dillow is the Social Media and Digital Content Manager at News 3 WSIL. She joined the team in 2016 as a video editor, moved into a Producer role in 2017 and took over the SMDCM position in 2021. Kenzie graduated from SIU Carbondale in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Sports Broadcasting and a minor in Advertising.

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