CHICAGO (CBS) — Mayor Lori Lightfoot held a day of prayer for a holiday season safe from COVID-19, and to encourage people to get the vaccine.
“This special event is intended to lift our communities in prayer, and emphasize the need for a safe holiday season,” Lightfoot said.READ MORE: Chicagoan David Kronfeld Shares Advice To Career Success In New Book
The mayor joined faith leaders at a community center on the West Side.READ MORE: At Least 24 People Wounded, 1 Killed In Weekend Shootings In Chicago
She hopes the power of prayer can help vaccinate 77% of Chicagoans by the end of the year.MORE NEWS: 1 Person In Critical Condition, 8 Displaced After Fire In Aurora
Right now, a little over 75% of the city has had at least one dose of the vaccine.