Chicago Mass Vaccination Sites To Begin Offering Pfizer Vaccine For Children Age 12 To 15 On ThursdaySeven city-operated mass vaccination sites will begin offering the Pfizer vaccine to children ages 12-15 on Thursday. Children must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
Arwady: Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Coming To United Center"As we will be opening things up a little bit more in sort of the days and weeks to come, there's going to be more opportunities for people to do things if they're vaccinated."
Five States, Puerto Rico Added To City's Travel Order; Wisconsin, Iowa, Two Other States Removed From Travel RestrictionsCity officials have updated Chicago's emergency travel order, adding five states and Puerto Rico to the locations facing additional COVID-19 mitigations, while four other states -- including Wisconsin and Iowa -- have been removed from the list of travel restrictions.
With Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Still Paused, Chicago Switching Some Vaccination Programs To Moderna And PfizerThe city's program to vaccinate homebound seniors will switch to the Pfizer vaccine, and appointments will resume on Friday.
City Pausing Vaccination Program For Homebound Seniors, And Other Clinics That Rely On Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Amid Federal Review Of Blood Clots"I expect not just in the city but across the country, we'll see some drop in the rate of vaccinations as a result of this," Chicago Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said Tuesday,
State, Local Health Departments Pausing Use Of Johnson & Johnson Vaccine Amid CDC, FDA ReviewState and local health departments have begun pausing the use of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine until the FDA and CDC complete their review of blood clot cases, officials announced Tuesday.
Chicago Opens Mass Vaccination Sites Near Wrigley Field, At Chicago State UniversityIn an effort to get even more vaccines into arms as new COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations are rising again in Chicago, city officials said two new mass vaccination sites will open on Monday, April 5, near Wrigley Field and at Chicago State University.
Loss Of 15 Million Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 Vaccine Doses Sparks Concerns About Vaccination Progress In ChicagoA vaccine mixup in Baltimore will have a local impact, after roughly 15 million Johnson & Johnson doses had to be tossed.
Chicagoans With Underlying Health Conditions, All Essential Workers Now Eligible For COVID-19 Vaccine In ChicagoThe city begins Phase 1C of its vaccination program on Monday, but city officials warned that vaccine supply and available appointments are still limited, and urged patience when trying to sign up for a vaccination.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Easing Outdoor COVID-19 Restrictions; Keeping Current Indoor LimitsBars and restaurants will be allowed to increase the maximum table size for outdoor dining to 10 people, as long as tables remain spaced six feet apart.
Innovative Express Denies It Wrongly Gave Away COVID Vaccine To CPS EmployeesThe Chicago Department of Public Health seized all remaining shots the facility had.
COVID In Chicago: Department Of Public Health Cuts Off Innovative Express Care, Says Provider Gave 6,000 Doses Of Vaccine To People Who Were Not Supposed To Get ItThe Chicago Department of Public Health announced Tuesday that it is cutting off a vaccine provider that was under contract with the Chicago Public Schools and then gave vaccine to non-CPS employees without authorization.
City Halts Vaccine Supply For Loretto Hospital For Giving Shots To Ineligible Trump Tower Workers, Judges, CEO's ChurchLoretto has acknowledged providing vaccine doses to dozens of Trump Tower workers, some Cook County judges, and about 200 members of the hospital CEO’s church, even though they were not yet eligible to be inoculated.
Q&A With CDPH Doctor On Moving To Phase 1C, COVID-19 Vaccine Distribution In CityCBS 2's Irika Sargent and Brad Edwards discuss the COVID-19 vaccine with Chicago Department of Public Health's Dr. Ajanta Patel.
First Case Of Brazil Variant Of COVID-19 Confirmed In Illinois"The news doesn’t change public health guidance around COVID-19. The same strategies used to contain the spread of COVID-19 will work against the new variants," the Chicago Department of Public Health said.