CHICAGO (CBS) — A high-ranking Cook County official is accused of helping family members skip the line to get COVID-19 vaccines back in January.
The Office of the Independent Inspector General for Cook County released its findings on the allegations Thursday night.READ MORE: Some Chicago Bars And Restaurants Are Beginning To Require Proof Of COVID-19 Vaccination This Week
According to the report, the unnamed official brought her mother and grandmother to the Tinley Park Convention Center on Jan. 25, one day before the site was open to members of the general public who met the criteria.READ MORE: 'We're Being Especially Cautious': Chicago COVID Vaccine Sites Are Turning Back Into Testing Sites
The IG said is a violation of the county’s code of ethics.MORE NEWS: Person Ends Up On Ramp From I-57 To Bishop Ford Freeway After Being Shot
The report recommended discipline, but did not specify what that might be.