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Coronavirus Vaccine

Coronavirus Vaccine
Coronavirus Vaccine

Want To Help Get More People Vaccinated? This Free City Colleges Course Can Help You Answer Questions, Ease Concerns

City Colleges of Chicago and the Department of Public Health are looking to train vaccine ambassadors — people who can educate their friends and family members about COVID-19 vaccines.

Citywide

Rogers Park Vaccine Event Being Held Friday. Here’s How To Sign Up

A local school will host the vaccine clinic, where 1,000 Moderna doses will be administered.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

West Siders Can Get Vaccinated At PCC Wellness, Austin Residents Can Get Vaccinated At City Clinic At Loretto Hospital

The city stopped sending vaccine doses to Loretto Hospital after reports highlighted how the hospital vaccinated ineligible people with ties to its executives.

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Loyola University Will Require Students Get COVID Vaccine Before Returning To Campus This Fall

Students who aren't vaccinated or don't meet exemption criteria won't be allowed to move into dorms or attend in-person classes, Loyola officials said.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

New Coronavirus Vaccination Site Now Open For South Siders. Here’s How To Sign Up

Adult residents of 11 South Side ZIP codes can sign up for appointments at Apostolic Faith Church, 3823 S. Indiana Ave.

Bronzeville, Near South Side

Weiss Hospital Hosting Vaccine Event For 46th Ward Residents, Alderman Announces

Eligible 46th Ward residents can get the Pfizer vaccine at one of two clinic events at Weiss Hospital this month.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

Another Humboldt Park Clinic Offering Vaccines To All Adult Residents. Here’s How To Sign Up

The city has partnered with Erie Family Health Centers on a vaccination site at 4500 W. Chicago Ave. Appointments are available beginning Saturday.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

All Humboldt Park Adults Can Get Vaccinated At This Neighborhood Clinic. Here’s How To Make An Appointment

The first batch of appointments have already been taken, but the second batch will open either Wednesday or Thursday of next week.

Logan Square, Humboldt Park, Avondale

Chicago Wants To Fine Employers Who Retaliate Against Their Workers For Taking Time Off To Get Vaccinated

"No worker should have to choose between keeping their job and getting the COVID-19 vaccine," the mayor said.

Albany Park

Lincoln Square Hosting Vaccination Event At River Park Fieldhouse. Here’s How To Sign Up

Around 1,500 vaccines will be given out at the River Park Fieldhouse, 5100 N. Francisco.

Lincoln Square, North Center, Irving Park

Chicago-Area Holocaust Survivors Are Now Getting Vaccinated: ‘It Made Me Feel Part Of The World Again’

Under a city initiative in partnership with local Jewish organizations, more than 130 Holocaust survivors have received at least one dose of the COVID vaccine.

Uptown, Edgewater, Rogers Park

All Back Of The Yards Adults Can Get Vaccinated Through April. Here’s How To Make An Appointment

Any Back of the Yards resident is eligible to be vaccinated at UI Health Mile Square Health Center, 4630 S. Bishop St.

Back of the Yards

With Limited Internet Access, Elderly Chicagoans Struggle To Get Vaccinated — Even With ‘A Village’ Of Relatives Helping Them

Liz King, who lives in South Carolina, said her multi-state struggle to find a vaccination appointment for her elderly loved one left her concerned older Chicagoans are being "discounted, ignored and set aside in the whole vaccination shuffle."

Hyde Park, Woodlawn, South Shore

Despite Having High Coronavirus Rates, Some Areas — Like Brighton Park — Left Out Of City’s Vaccine Priority Plan

Community advocates and elected leaders say the city's Protect Chicago Plus plan must include more neighborhoods with high coronavirus infection rates.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop

State Lowers Coronavirus Vaccine Age To 65 For Next Round, Which Could Be Months Away

Chicago, which is in charge of its own vaccination program separate from the rest of Illinois, has not decided if it will also lower its age barrier to 65 for the next round.

Citywide

Doctor Who Got First Coronavirus Vaccine ‘Full Of Hope’ After Months Of Death And Devastation

Dr. Marina Del Ríos, an emergency room physician in Chicago, said she hoped choosing her and Loretto Hospital to give the first vaccine represented the start of "a more inclusive process for improving the public health of the city."

Austin, Garfield Park, North Lawndale

Etta Staffers Test Positive For Coronavirus, But Restaurant Owner Says Closing Is Not An Option

Etta co-owner David Pisor defended his decision to stay open. "If someone gets it, [we] move them out. ... It's something we've been able to smartly handle."

Wicker Park, Bucktown, West Town

Northwestern Needs 5,000 Volunteers To Test Coronavirus Vaccines. Here’s How To Apply

Volunteers added to the registry will be contacted when they fit the requirements for upcoming clinical studies of potential coronavirus vaccines.

Downtown

UIC Enrolling Patients To Test Coronavirus Vaccine Next Month

The UI health system looks to enroll 1,000 participants to test a vaccine developed by Massachusetts-based biotech company Moderna.

Pilsen, Little Village, West Loop