CHICAGO (CBS) — Leaders in Chicago’s South Shore community want to get more people in the neighborhood protected against COVID-19.
An event offering vaccines was held Saturday at the South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr.READ MORE: CDC Approves Pfizer Booster Shots For Seniors, Others At Increased Risk From COVID-19
We talked to a 12-year-old boy named George Sakowski Kelly, who is glad he got his shot – and wants other kids to get theirs too.READ MORE: Fourth Stimulus Check: Is Another Relief Payment Coming?
“It’s a really good idea to get vaccinated,” George said. “It doesn’t hurt at all, it’s really quick, and it’s just making it safer for you to go places like school or outside.”MORE NEWS: Jury Begins Deliberations In R. Kelly Trial After 6 Weeks Of Testimony
Another vaccination clinic at the South Shore Cultural Center is set for June 25. First doses are available that day as well, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.