By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– Cook County Health is releasing approximately 10,000 first-dose vaccine appointments Tuesday at noon.

The appointments will offer the Pfizer and Moderna vaccines.

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The COVID-19 vaccine is now available to everyone age 16 and up. The city is now in Phase 2 of vaccinations.

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According to the Chicago Department of Public Heath, anyone under 18 must have a parent or guardian book vaccine appointments for them. Also, Pfizer is the only vaccine that’s been approved for 16- or 17-year-olds.

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You can sign up for vaccine appointments in the city at You can also call the city’s help line at 312-746-4835.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff