Maryland, Georgia, Mississippi, And Louisiana Removed From Chicago Travel AdvisoryAs many as eight additional states or territories - Alabama, New Jersey, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and the Virgin Islands - could be removed from the travel advisory next week.
COVID Booster Shots Now Available In Chicago
Chicago Department Of Public Health To Begin Offering Free Pfizer And Johnson & Johnson Booster Shots Next WeekChicago residents who are eligible for COVID vaccine booster shots will be able to get free Pfizer or Johnson & Johnson shots from Chicago Department of Public Health pop-up clinics and other vaccination events starting Monday.
City Officials, Community Leaders Hit Streets To Urge People To Get First COVID-19 Shots, Boosters, And Flu ShotsTen months after the first COVID-19 vaccinations were given to Americans, the city and country are entering a new phase as the booster shot becomes available.
Chicago Inching Closer To Goal Goal Of Getting 77% Of Eligible Chicagoans Vaccinated By End Of The YearAccording to CDPH, 72.9% of Chicagoans age 12 and up have now had at least one dose of the vaccine, up from 72.4% one week ago.
No New States Added To Chicago's Travel AdvisoryCity officials recommend those who are unvaccinated who travel out of state to quarantine for at least seven days once they return to the city.
Mayor Lori Lightfoot Sets Goal To Get 77% Of Eligible Chicagoans Vaccinated By End Of The Year“I do not want you thinking we are done vaccinating here in Chicago, because this is how we are going to get through the winter. We’re not done with COVID. I wish we were,” Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady said.
California, Puerto Rico Off Chicago Travel Advisory List“The states on the Travel Advisory might change from week to week, but one thing that does not change is the fact that if you want to travel freely without needing to get tested or self-quarantine for a week, get vaccinated."
8 Aldermen Ask Public Health Commissioner Dr. Allison Arwady To Require Proof Of Vaccination In Public Indoor SettingsEight aldermen who sit on the Committee on Health want the city to begin requiring proof of vaccination to enter indoor public settings like restaurants, theaters, and gyms.
Every State Now Included In Chicago's COVID Travel AdvisoryVermont was the last state to be added to the city's travel advisory on Wednesday. The list now includes every state and territory in the U.S.
Visa Gift Cards Given To People Getting A COVID VaccineRecipients must be 12 or older.
Four More States Added To Chicago COVID-19 Travel AdvisoryColorado, Maryland, Nebraska, and South Dakota are the latest states to join the list as the delta variant of the virus continues to drive a new surge in cases nationwide.
Chicago To Require Masks Indoors Again Starting Friday, As Delta Variant Fuels Latest COVID SurgeThe new indoor mask mandate will go into effect on Friday for anyone age 2 or older, regardless of their vaccination status.
Chicago Department Of Public Health Recommends Masks Inside Public Places AgainThe Chicago Department of Public Health and surrounding counties are recommending anyone over the age of two wear a mask inside public places because of the new Delta variant of COVID-19.
Chicago Expanding At-Home Vaccination Program, Offering $25 Gift Cards To People Who Get Vaccinated At HomeWith COVID cases on the rise again in Chicago, and more than 48% of the city’s population still not fully vaccinated, the Chicago Department of Public Health is expanding its at-home vaccination program, and offering financial incentives for people to sign up.