CHICAGO — Kids and their parents will be able to get vaccinated at 15 Chicago Public Schools during pop-up events in May.
CPS, the Chicago Teachers Union and the Department of Public Health are hosting the clinics, according to a CPS news release. The health department will bring converted CTA buses — called Vaccination Stations — to the schools, allowing students and their parents to come by to get their shots.
Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson shots will be offered. Kids 12-15 can only receive Pfizer vaccines for now, but their parents or guardians can opt for either shot.
The shots will be able 10 a.m.-noon Saturdays for three weekends.
- Saturday: Chicago Vocational Career Academy, Juarez, Marshall, Nash and Westinghouse. Second Pfizer doses will be given June 5.
- May 22: Bouchet, Brunson Ray, Simeon and Southside. Second Pfizer doses will be given June 12.
- May 29: Carver, Englewood STEM, Fenger and King. Second Pfizer doses will be given June 19.
The shots are free. No insurance or ID is required. Children 17 and younger must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
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