All people ages 12 and older are now eligible to get a COVID vaccine. There are many ways to get vaccinated in Chicago and Cook County – here are some of the main ones:
1. Your primary care provider: Call and see if they are offering vaccines. If you don’t have a medical provider that you see regularly, contact a health clinic or hospital where you have gotten medical care in the past.
2. Pharmacies: Walgreens, CVS, Jewel, Costco, Mariano’s and Walmart are offering vaccines, often with no appointment required.
3. Zocdoc.com (Chicago only): Go to www.zocdoc.com/vaccine and find local COVID vaccine appointments. There are appointments available same-day at many sites.
4. City vaccination sites: For a full list of locations, go to City of Chicago Vaccination Sites. All vaccine sites will accept walk-ins. Appointments can be booked through the City’s call center at 312.746.4835 or through www.zocdoc.com/vaccine.
5. Vaccination Events Near You (Chicago only): The city has many pop-up locations and other special vaccination events. Go to calendar of events to find a vaccine in your neighborhood or check out Vaccination Station for days and times a mobile vaccination clinic is in Austin, Englewood, Roseland, or Southshore neighborhoods.
6. Cook County Department of Public Health (any Cook County resident): Sign up at https://vaccine.cookcountyil.gov/ to find vaccine distribution locations throughout Cook County and schedule a vaccine appointment through Cook County Health. You can also call the vaccine hotline at 833-308-1988 (M-Fr, 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.).
7. Statewide Vaccination Locations – Go to https://coronavirus.illinois.gov/s/statewide-vaccination-locations for info about vaccinations available to all Illinois Residents regardless of zip code.
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