Over one year after the COVID-19 pandemic first arrived in the United States, vaccines are being rolled out across the country. Here’s the latest on where things stand in Illinois and the Chicago area:
Who can get vaccinated
All residents over the age of 16-years-old. And in Cook County, youth age 12 to 15 starting Thursday, May 13.
Where to get vaccinated
Several state-run vaccinations sites are located throughout Illinois and are open to residents regardless of zip code. They are open to walk-ins and available for appointments. Map of locations and information here
The Chicago Department of Public Health recommends contacting your health care provider directly.
Chicagoans can also visit zocdoc.com/vaccine. To register by phone, call (312) 746-4835 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. City of Chicago vaccine sites are now-accommodating walk-ins in addition to people with appointments.
Map of Chicago vaccination sites located on the CDPH website
Participating pharmacies have their own websites where you can to set up an appointment as well, including: Costco | HyVee | Jewel-Osco | Kroger | Mariano’s | Meijer | Sam’s Club | Walgreens | Walmart