CHICAGO (CBS) – Chicago public school students and their parents will be able to get their COVID-19 shots at one of 15 schools, beginning this Saturday.
The mobile vaccination stations, which are actually converted CTA buses, will be parked outside the following schools:READ MORE: Massive Chemical Plant Fire In Rockton, Illinois, Could Burn For Days
• May 15: Chicago Vocational Career Academy, Juarez, Marshall, Nash, and Westinghouse (Bus will return for second doses on June 5)
• May 22: Bouchet, Brunson Ray, Simeon, and Southside( Second doses on June 12)
• May 29: Carver, Englewood STEM, Fenger, and King (Second doses on June 19)
At each event, the vaccinations will be offered from 10 a.m. to noon.
The stations will have Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson vaccines. The two-dose Pfizer is the only vaccine available to youth, and anyone age 12 and above is eligible. Parents and guardians accompanying youth – anyone 18 and older—can choose to receive Pfizer or the single-dose Johnson & Johnson vaccine.READ MORE: The Mom Project Works For Women After Loss Of An Entire Generation Of Job Gains Due To COVID-19 Pandemic
All students, regardless of where the attend school, are welcome. Other community residents are also invited to receive vaccine at the events.
All COVID-19 vaccines are offered at no cost, no insurance or ID required. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
To learn more, visit www.chicago.gov/covidvax.MORE NEWS: Chicago Police Days Of Canceled, 12 Hour Shifts Required For Father's Day Weekend