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Get Vaccinated For Free At Neighborhood Clinics, Events This Week

COVID-19 vaccinations are free and do not require insurance. About 56.4 percent of all Chicagoans have been fully vaccinated.

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CHICAGO — Clinics, churches, restaurants and neighborhood events are giving out COVID-19 vaccines throughout the South, Southwest and North sides this week.

The Chicago Department of Public Health is organizing the pop-up vaccine events in an attempt to make the shots easier to access for Chicagoans.

The city also is offering $100 Visa gift cards to anyone who gets vaccinated against COVID-19 at one of its mobile vaccination events or at home through the Protect Chicago At Home program, as well as vaccination clinics for CPS students and their families. Everyone 12 and up is eligible to receive a vaccine and a gift card.

COVID-19 vaccinations are free and do not require insurance. Anyone can call the city’s coronavirus hotline at 312-746-4835 to get more information on how and where to get vaccinated in their community. All Chicago residents age 12 and up are eligible.

More information is below. You also can find events near you at Chicago.gov/VaxCalendar, or schedule an appointment at home by calling 312-746-4835 or visiting Chicago.gov/AtHome.

Tuesday, September 14

  • CDPH Greater Lawn Immunization Clinic, 4150 W. 55th St. : 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • CDPH Uptown Immunization Clinic, 845 W. Wilson Ave. 2nd Level: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Greater Auburn Gresham Food Stability Pop-Up, 7938 S. Halsted St.: 10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

Wednesday, September 15

  • CDPH Uptown Immunization Clinic, 845 W. Wilson Ave. 2nd Level: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • CDPH Greater Lawn Immunization Clinic, 4150 W. 55th St : 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Breakthrough Wellness and Recovery Fair, 3219 W. Carroll Ave.: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Atlas Senior Center, 1767 E. 79th St: 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
  • Lake View High School, 4015 N. Ashland Ave: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 16

  • CDPH Greater Lawn Immunization Clinic, 4150 W. 55th St : 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • CDPH Uptown Immunization Clinic, 845 W. Wilson Ave. 2nd Level: 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
  • Restoring Faith, Hope, & Community: New Mission COGIC, 4700 W. Polk St.: 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Friday, September 17

  • CDPH Uptown Immunization Clinic, 845 W. Wilson Ave. 2nd Level: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • CDPH Greater Lawn Immunization Clinic, 4150 W. 55th St: 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
  • Garfield Community Service Center, 10 S. Kedzie Ave: 9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
  • Chicago Humanities Festival: 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
  • Perspectives Leadership Academy Football vs. Kenwood, Perspectives Field, 8522 S. Lafayette Ave.: 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Vaccinations:

• In Illinois, about 6.86 million people — or 53.88 percent of the state’s 12.7 million people — have gotten all their COVID-19 vaccine shots, according to state data.

• Across the state, 19,102 vaccine doses are being administered per day, based on a seven-day rolling average.

• Illinois and Chicago have administered at least 14,208,557 vaccine doses of the 16,779,545 provided to them.

• City data shows about 1.52 million Chicagoans — or 56.4 percent of all residents — are fully vaccinated. About 61.8 percent of all Chicagoans have gotten at least one shot.

The numbers:

• Since Friday, 106 Illinoisans were reported dead from COVID-19.

• At least 24,367 people have died from COVID-19 in Illinois, and another 2,602 deaths are probably related to the virus, according to the state.

• The state reported 9,152 cases since Friday. That brings the total number of confirmed cases in Illinois up to 1,573,538.

• Since Friday, 254,763 tests were reported statewide. In all, 30,011,596 tests have been reported in Illinois.

• Illinois’ seven-day positivity rate was at 4.4 percent. The figure represents the percentage of people testing positive among recent tests. It was at 4.5 percent Friday.

• Illinois’ seven-day test positivity rate, which measures the percentage of tests that were positive, was at 5 percent. It was at 5.1 percent Friday.

• As of Sunday night, 554 people with COVID-19 were in the ICU and 341 people with COVID-19 were using ventilators in Illinois.

• In Chicago, eight deaths were reported since Friday. There have been at least 5,694 deaths from COVID-19 in Chicago. The city is seeing an average of just under five deaths per day, a 48 percent increase from the week prior.

• Chicago has had a total of 308,730 confirmed cases. An average of 422 confirmed cases are being reported per day, an 18 percent decrease from the week prior.

• At the same time, average daily testing has dropped 20 percent from last week.

• Chicago’s positivity rate was at 3.8 percent, down from 4.2 percent the week prior.

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