Cook County Health launched 30,000 first COVID vaccination appointments Monday evening for individuals in stages 1A, 1B and 1C.
Appointments are released at 6 p.m. and can be booked on the Cook County Vaccine website or by calling the county hotline at (833) 308-1988.The call center will remain open until 10 p.m.
Cook County vaccination appointments are open to all eligible Illinois residents. Appointments for the first Pfizer vaccine are available on the following website:
- South Suburban College, 15800 State St. in South Holland.
- Triton College, 2000 5th Ave. in River Grove
- Former K-Mart at 1155 E Oakton St in Des Plaines.
- Former HOBO at 7600 West Roosevelt Road in Forest Park.
Residents can also make an appointment to receive one dose of Johnson & Johnson vaccine at the Tinley Park Convention Center.
Cook County announced that the county’s suburban area, operating in a different framework from Chicago, has moved into phase 1C of Wednesday’s vaccination launch.
To find out the full details of who is eligible for the COVID vaccine and when in Illinois, click here.
“All necessary workers – including priests, employees, restaurants, energy, legislation, retail and transportation and logistics – are now eligible for the vaccine,” the county said, noting that Phase 1C included the last eligible group. Before all residents are 16 or older can be vaccinated in the next few weeks.
The county was previously in Phase 1B Plus.A full list of Phase 1C eligible groups can be found on the CCDPH website.Anyone eligible for the previous term continues to be eligible for vaccination.
For detailed instructions on how to schedule a COVID vaccination in Illinois, click here.