Cook County Health 8000 will release the dates for the first dose of the COVID vaccine Wednesday night for individuals in stages 1A, 1B and 1C.
Appointments will be released at 6 pm on Wednesday and can be booked at Cook County Vaccine Website Or by calling the county hotline at (833) 308-1988. Officials said the call center would remain open until 10 p.m. Wednesday to accommodate the release.
Cook County vaccination appointments are open to all eligible Illinois residents. The appointments released on Wednesday will be for four of the county’s five mass vaccination sites:
- Southern Suburban College, 15800 State Street in South Holland
- Triton College, 2000 5th Ave. in River Grove
- K-Mart is formerly at 1155 E Oakton St in Des Plaines
- HOBO is formerly located at 7600 West Roosevelt Road in Forest Park
Officials said the province expects to release additional appointments based on vaccine supplies early Thursday.
The new appointments came as Cook County announced that suburban parts of the county – which operate in a different setting than Chicago – have moved to Phase 1C of the vaccination rollout.
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“All essential workers – including clerics, restaurant staff, energy, legal affairs, retail, transportation, and logistics – are now eligible to receive the vaccine,” the county said, noting that Stage 1C includes the last eligible groups before all residents reach Age 16 or over. You will be able to get vaccinated in the coming weeks.
The boycott was previously in Phase 1B Plus. A complete list of eligible groups for Stage 1C It can be found on the CCDPH website. Anyone who qualifies in the previous stages remains eligible for vaccinations from now on.
The last date for the retreat in the county was Sunday, when 25,000 appointments for the first dose were booked in less than two hours.
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